Ty Lawson

Basketball Player
Born Nov 3, 1987

Tywon Ronell "Ty" Lawson 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.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on November 3, 1987.


2003 15 Years Old Lawson attended Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland from 2003 to 2004. … Read More
2006 18 Years Old Lawson began playing for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2006–07 season. … Read More


2008 20 Years Old 1 More Event
He was charged with driving after drinking on June 6, 2008 by a police officer who felt that Lawson's music was too loud. … Read More
In 2009, Lawson also won the Bob Cousy Award that honors the best collegiate point guard.
Lawson served as a backup to Chauncey Billups for one and a half seasons until Billups was traded to the New York Knicks on February 22, 2011 as part of a trade which also sent star forward Carmelo Anthony to New York.
2013 25 Years Old In 2013–14, with Danilo Gallinari out injured with a torn ACL, Lawson led the team in points, assists and steals. … Read More
2015 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 20, 2015, the Nuggets traded Lawson and a 2017 second round draft pick to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson, Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, a 2016 first round draft pick, and cash considerations. … Read More
On January 7, 2016, he was suspended for a further three games by the NBA for driving under the influence of alcohol in July 2015. … Read More
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