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Ty Lawson

Tywon Ronell "Ty" Lawson (born November 3, 1987 in Clinton, Maryland) is an American basketball player who is currently playing for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA. Lawson was drafted as the 18th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, and was immediately traded to the Denver Nuggets for a future 1st round pick. Lawson played college basketball for the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2009. Lawson was named the ACC Player of the Year, the first time a point guard had won the ACC's highest honor since fellow Tar Heel Phil Ford won the award in 1978. Lawson attended sixth and seventh grade at Gwynn Park Middle School in Prince George's County, Maryland. In the eighth grade, he was recruited to the Newport School in Kensington, MD. Lawson attended Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland from 2003–2004. He later transferred to and graduated from Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, where he was a first team USA Today All-American. He participated in the McDonald's All-American Game, Jordan Classic and the Nike Hoop Summit. During Ty Lawson's senior year at Oak Hill Academy he averaged 23.8 points, 9.1 assists and five steals. His highest scoring game in high school was 55

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NBA's Ty Lawson -- Punished In Denver Drunk Driving Case ... Miraculously Avoids Jail

NBA's Ty Lawson
Punished In Denver Drunk Driving Case ... Miraculously Avoids Jail

Indiana Pacers star Ty Lawson pulled off a miracle ... somehow avoiding jail in his Denver drunk driving case even though prosecutors desperately wanted him to serve time.  Lawson had… READ MORE >

Ty Lawson -- Pleads No Contest to L.A. DUI ... Gets 4 Years Probation

Ty Lawson
Pleads No Contest to L.A. DUI ... Gets 4 Years Probation

Houston Rockets star Ty Lawson will NOT go to jail for his 2nd DUI this year -- getting 4 years probation after entering a "no contest" plea in his L.A. court case.  TMZ Sports broke the… READ MORE >

- 254 days ago
Ty Lawson -- Pleads Guilty In Denver Drunk Driving Case

Ty Lawson
Pleads Guilty In Denver Drunk Driving Case

Ty Lawson may not have a long season ... he just pled guilty to charges stemming from his January drunk driving arrest. The Rockets point guard was arrested in January after he was pulled over by… READ MORE >

- 283 days ago
Ty Lawson -- Accused of Vegas Hotel Attack ... NBA Star Says BS

Ty Lawson
Accused of Vegas Hotel Attack ...NBA Star Says BS

The eye in the sky don't lie ... and it seems to have exonerated NBA star Ty Lawson -- who was accused of punching a security guard at the Wynn hotel in Vegas ... TMZ Sports has learned. … READ MORE >

- 319 days ago
NBA's Ty Lawson -- I Didn't Need Rehab ... But I Did Learn Stuff

NBA's Ty Lawson
I Didn't Need Rehab ... But I Did Learn Stuff

Houston Rockets star Ty Lawson says he does NOT believe he's an alcoholic ... despite 2 DUI arrests this year ... saying he just made "two dumb mistakes" and didn't really need to go to… READ MORE >

- 333 days ago
NBA's Ty Lawson -- Hits the L.A. Club Scene ... Responsibly (Video)

NBA's Ty Lawson
Hits the L.A. Club Scene ... Responsibly

Just weeks after leaving rehab, NBA star Ty Lawson has returned to the Hollywood club scene ... only smarter ... this time, leaving as a PASSENGER in a waiting ride, TMZ Sports has learned.… READ MORE >

- 360 days ago
NBA's Ty Lawson -- Props From Judge In DUI Case

NBA's Ty Lawson
Props From Judge In DUI Case

Some more good news for embattled NBA star Ty Lawson ... who just got some dap from the judge presiding over his DUI case in Colorado.  Long story short ... the Houston Rockets star entered… READ MORE >

- 374 days ago
Ty Lawson -- I'm Going to Rehab

Ty Lawson
I'm Going to Rehab

NBA star Ty Lawson says he's finally getting treatment -- entering a rehab center for the next 30 days ... after his 2nd DUI arrest this year.  Lawson appeared in court in Denver moments ago… READ MORE >

- 408 days ago
Ty Lawson -- Prosecutors Gunning for Lindsay Lohan Treatment

Ty Lawson
Prosecutors Gunning for Lindsay Lohan Treatment

NBA star Ty Lawson could be getting a fancy new bracelet this week -- the same bracelet Lindsay Lohan was forced to wear -- one that monitors his alcohol consumption.  TMZ Sports has learned… READ MORE >

- 410 days ago
Ty Lawson -- Was Banned from Booze ... From Previous DUI

Ty Lawson
Was Banned from Booze ... From Previous DUI

NBA star Ty Lawson shouldn't have had a SINGLE DROP OF BOOZE before his DUI this morning ... because he was banned from alcohol stemming from his previous DUI ... TMZ Sports has learned.  The… READ MORE >

- 411 days ago

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