TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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

LATEST STORIES
  
Ty Lawson EMBARRESSES Laker Guard With Sick Crossover

Ty Lawson
EMBARRESSES Laker With Sick Crossover

Dear Ty Lawson, We get it. The Lakers are terrible. First, they lost to the Clippers on Thursday by a whopping 48. Then last night in Denver, you made Lakers guard Jodie Meeks FALL DOWN ON… READ MORE >

NBA Star Ty Lawson on Domestic Violence Arrest -- 'Ashley's My Baby'

NBA Star Ty Lawson
On Dom. Violence Arrest: 'Ashley's My Baby'

Denver Nuggets superstar Ty Lawson tells TMZ ... everything is HUNKY DORY between him and his pregnant GF Ashley King ... despite the fact they were both arrested for domestic violence last… READ MORE >

- 427 days ago
Ty Lawson & Ashley King -- Arrest Was a Mistake ... We're Working It Out

Ty Lawson & Ashley King
Arrest Was a Mistake ... We're Working It Out

Denver Nuggets player Ty Lawson and his girlfriend say their domestic violence arrests this past weekend were a GIANT misunderstanding -- and they're still together. Ty and  "Bad Girls Club"… READ MORE >

- 429 days ago
NBA Star Ty Lawson's Pregnant GF -- He Shoved Me Before Arrest

Ty Lawson's Preggo GF
He Shoved Me Before Arrest

Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson allegedly shoved his pregnant girlfriend before he was arrested for domestic violence on Saturday, this according to the police report -- but the girlfriend was… READ MORE >

- 429 days ago
Denver Nuggets Star Ty Lawson -- THE LAKERS SUCK!!!!

Denver Nuggets Star
Lakers Suck!!!!

The Los Angeles Lakers STINK ... THEY SUCK ... NOT GOOD ... this according to someone who would know, Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson. Just a few hours after Ty and the Nuggets beat up the Lake Show… READ MORE >

- 654 days ago
NBA Star -- I'll Hump Kim K for a Championship!

NBA Star
I'll Hump Kim K for a Championship!

We've been saying it for months -- but now an NBA star has finally recognized that hooking up with a Kardashian leads to championships ... and NBA star Ty Lawson wants to take one for the team.… READ MORE >

- 1585 days ago

Around The Web