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Ty Lawson
Ty Lawson Nuggets
Lawson during a Rockets game in 2015
No. 10   —   Sacramento Kings
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born Tywon Ronnell Lawson
November 3, 1987 (1987-11-03) (age 29)
Clinton, Maryland
Nationality U.S. Flag American
Physical stats
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Hill Academey
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia
College North Carolina (2006-2009)
NBA Draft 2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career 2009-present (8 years)
Career history
2009-2015 Denver Nuggets
2015-2016 Houston Rockets
2016 [Indiana Pacers]]
2011 BC Žalgiris (Lithuania)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2006 First-Team USA Today All-America Selection
  • McDonald's and Parade All-America Selection
  • 2009 ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year
  • Consensus Second-Team All American (2009)
  • Bob Cousy Award (2009)
  • 2009 NCAA All-Tournament Team
  • 2009 National Champion

Tywon Ronell Lawson is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for Sacramento Kings 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.


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