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Position
G
 
Jersey
3
Name  Ty Lawson
Born  11/3/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  195
College  North Carolina
11/27/2014 11:09:00 AM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson had 17 points and 12 assists during Wednesday's loss to the Suns.
Insight: It was his third consecutive double-double. Lawson is proving to be a solid option at point guard.
 
11/26/2014 9:16:00 AM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson recorded his second straight double-double and fourth in five games on Wednesday.
Insight: Lawson scored 20 points and had 12 assists. He shot 7-for-16 from the field and made 5-of-7 from the line. Lawson is averaging 16.6 ppg and 9.8 apg through 14 games this season.
 
11/17/2014 9:20:00 PM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson recorded a double-double in Monday's win over the Cavaliers.
Insight: He had 24 points and 12 assists, and shot 9-of-18 from the field. Lawson also shot 6-of-7 from the stripe, and pitched in two steals, but also five turnovers. Still, solid night for Lawson.
 
11/14/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson recorded a double-double in Friday's win over the Pacers.
Insight: He had 11 points and 10 assists, but shot only 4-of-13 from the floor. Lawson also had three rebounds, one 3-pointer, one steal, and three turnovers.
 
11/3/2014 1:42:00 PM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who led Denver with 25 points on Saturday night, is listed as questionable for Monday's game due to an ankle issue, according to the Denver Post's Chris Dempsey.
Insight: Lawson is the best fantasy option in Denver, but always an injury risk and here we go again. Randy Foye and Arron Afflalo would see a jump in workload if Lawson can't run.
 
11/2/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson led Denver with 25 points on Saturday night.
Insight: Lawson is the best fantasy option in Denver. He shot 8-of-12 from the field and the free-throw line. Lawson also grabbed two rebounds, five assists and one steal. The only black spot: seven turnovers.
 
10/21/2014 5:26:00 PM
Description: Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson should be picked early in fantasy drafts.
Insight: Lawson fills the stat sheet, and is arguably Denver's best player. The fact that he averaged 17.6 points per game last season, to go along with his 8.8 assists per game, makes Lawson very worthy of a third-round selection.
 
6/8/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Ty Lawson's sprained ankle is still causing him problems. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: The injury will sideline him for an additional 3-to-4 weeks. Luckily it doesn't appear the Nuggets point guard will require surgery. Lawson averaged career-highs in both points (17.6 ppg) and assists (8.8 apg) this season.
 
4/16/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Ty Lawson won't compete Wednesday in Denver's regular season finale versus Golden State. SOURCE: Chris Dempsey, Denver Post
Insight: He's missed five games in a row with a sprained ankle. Aaron Brooks (9.0 ppg) will continue to start in Lawson's place.
 
4/14/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Clippers, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: He didn't travel to Los Angeles after missing the last four games. The Nuggets finish the season by hosting Golden State on Wednesday.
 
4/12/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) did not play Thursday against the Warriors and is doubtful for Saturday's game against Utah.
Insight: Fantasy owners shouldn't expect to get him back this season with Denver eliminated from playoff contention. Aaron Brooks, who has averaged 13.9 points, 7.4 assists and 4.1 rebounds in nine starts.
 
4/10/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Warriors.
Insight: Fantasy owners shouldn't expect to get him back this season with Denver eliminated from playoff contention. Aaron Brooks, who has averaged 15.1 points, 6.5 assists and 3.2 rebounds over his last 11 games, has been starting in his place.
 
4/9/2014 4:40:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Rockets. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: It's the second game he's missed with an ankle injury. Aaron Brooks (8.8 ppg) has been playing most of the minutes at point guard lately and should see another heavy workload tonight with Houston in town.
 
4/8/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said that Ty Lawson (ankle) is "doing better," but that he doesn't think the point guard is close to returning, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Expect Lawson to miss another game on Wednesday. Aaron Brooks has averaged 32.7 minutes, 15.3 points, 6.4 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 threes over his last 10 games and may be able to help fantasy owners down the stretch.
 
4/8/2014 2:39:00 PM
Description: Denver was without point guard Ty Lawson Sunday against Houston and could be for Wednesday's game as well.
Insight: Lawson sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to Memphis and the team said they wouldn't rush him back before he is ready. Translation, it will be a while. Aaron Brooks had 24 points, eight rebounds and 15 assist on Sunday and should play big minutes again on Tuesday.
 
4/6/2014 3:19:00 PM
Description: Denver will be without point guard Ty Lawson Sunday against Houston. SOURCE: Craig Ackerman, Rockets play-by-play
Insight: Lawson sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to Memphis. Aaron Brooks (8.6 ppg) will continue to start at point guard for the Nuggets.
 
4/5/2014 1:28:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson is doubtful for Sunday's game against Houston with a sprained left ankle.
Insight: Lawson left the arena in a walking boot so it looks like he'll miss a few games with this injury. he just can't stay healthy. He's played 62 games this season and averaged 17.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 8.8 apg.
 
3/20/2014 7:28:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson missed Wednesday's game with a sinus infection but is fully expected to play Friday against Dallas. SOURCE: Chris Dempsey, Denver Post
Insight: Aaron Brooks scored 27 points in Lawson's absence on Wednesday. While we wouldn't expect Brooks to have quite as large a role when Lawson (18.2 ppg, 9.0 apg) returns, he's certainly done enough to warrant meaningful minutes on a nightly basis.
 
3/19/2014 9:25:00 PM
Description: Updating an earlier item, Denver point guard Ty Lawson was a last minute scratch Wednesday against the Pistons. SOURCE: Nuggets on Twitter
Insight: He's out with an illness. Aaron Brooks (7.6 ppg) will handle the point guard duties in his absence. Consider Lawson day-to-day.
 
Cold3/19/2014 8:40:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson is in the lineup Wednesday against Detroit. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: Lawson's status had been in question because of an illness. He's shot just 25 percent from the field over his last three games with 14 turnovers in that span.