HoopsHype Ty Lawson rumors

September 21, 2014 Updates

Lawson says he returns to the team in similar shape as what he played in last season, when he set career highs in points and assists per game. "I'm probably over by about four pounds," Lawson said. "But that's all. I always come back and work it off in one or two weeks and will be ready for training camp." Boulder Daily Camera

August 29, 2014 Updates

He even suggested the Nuggets could possibly be a top-four team next season. “People,” Lawson said, “are probably going to sleep on us this year because of what happened last year.” Lawson, heading into his sixth season in Denver, spoke to NBA.com earlier this week from Los Angeles. He believes the Nuggets are deep at every position, are determined to become a good defensive team and he still believes they can sneak up on last season’s playoff teams. NBA.com

June 10, 2014 Updates

You probably deserved to be in the All-Star Game. Do you carry a chip on your shoulder because of that? Ty Lawson: Yeah, definitely. In the West, it’s all about wins. You can average 20 and something, but if your team’s not really winning than you’re probably not going to make the All-Star team. Kevin Love, he got voted in, but other players like me—at the time, I was averaging like 19 and 9—who weren’t winning aren’t going to make the All-Star Game. SLAM

So what are your goals for the future? Ty Lawson: Next year, definitely, I want to be an All-Star and make it to the second round of the Playoffs. Once we make it there, we’ll make a lot of noise and who knows where we’ll end up. Those are two goals for next year. SLAM

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The left ankle injury that cost Nuggets guard Ty Lawson the last six games of the 2013-14 season has turned out to be worse than originally thought. "I still can't run," Lawson said by phone from Valencia, Spain, for NBA 3X, a 3-on-3 tournament sponsored by the league. "They said it's no surgery, just another three or four weeks just staying off of it, not really doing too much and it should be fine." Denver Post

Neither an X-ray nor an MRI showed any structural damage in the ankle, and Lawson was told to continue to rest it for the rest of June. Lawson expects to begin his full offseason conditioning in July, with a regimen that will include UFC-style workouts in California with Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross. Denver Post

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Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was held out of the Nuggets starting lineup Friday at Memphis after the point guard missed a morning breakfast meeting. "Things happen," coach Brian Shaw said. "Guys are late from time to time, and they miss things from time to time. It's not the first time that this happened with our team. It's the first time with him this season, but that's been my standard for when guys miss something like that. "Quincy Miller missed something earlier in the year when he was starting, and he didn't end up starting that particular night." Denver Post

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Ty Lawson hasn't played in eight games and isn't returning to action Saturday night at Portland. When he's able to return from a fractured rib remains a question mark. But one thing's for certain, the Nuggets don't plan to shut him down. "No, I don't think so," coach Brian Shaw said Friday. "I think that you still want him to get back and play." Denver Post

"One thing that I've seen in his absence is that the guys kind of light up when he's out there," Shaw said of Lawson. "Not only on the court — when we're in the plane, we're on the bus, we're in the locker room, they kind of congregate around him. I think it's the same way on the court; they get a little bit more confidence when he's out there on the floor with them. That's something we're sorely missing right now." Lawson suffered the rib injury Feb. 8, late in the first half of a road game against Detroit. "When he's out there, it makes it easier for everyone else to do what they do, what their strengths are," Shaw said. Denver Post

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