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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 46 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 >

- 48 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 >

- 50 days ago
Ty Lawson -- Arrested for DUI

Ty Lawson
Arrested for DUI

Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson got busted for DUI in Los Angeles last night -- his second DUI arrest this year. TMZ Sports has learned Lawson was pulled over by CHP… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Ty Lawson -- My Dad Never Confronted Coaches ... 'Cause I Didn't Suck

Ty Lawson
My Parents Never Confronted Coaches ... 'Cause I Didn't Suck

NBA star Ty Lawson says that his parents never had to pull a P. Diddy on one of his coaches ... telling TMZ Sports his folks had nothing to be mad about ... 'cause he… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Ty Lawson Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Ty Lawson
Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of DUI. According to the police report, a Denver PD officer spotted Lawson going 61 MPH in a 35 MPH zone,… READ MORE >

- 221 days ago
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 >

- 543 days ago
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 >

- 741 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 >

- 742 days ago

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