Category: Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson: Nuggets Encouraged By Not Playing Their Best But Still Getting the W

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

On one hand, the Denver Nuggets' numbers in Game 1 with Golden State weren't very good. They were out-rebounded by 10 boards, shot just 64.3 percent from the free-throw line and made just 3 of 16 3-point attempts. That said, the Nuggets still got the victory, and starting point guard ...

Masai Ujiri: Losing Danilo Gallinari is a Tough Blow, But We Have to Find a Way to Win

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Nuggets had been without starting point guard and leading scorer Ty Lawson, but now the injuries are piling up at the wrong time for this team. Danilo Gallinari is lost for the season with a torn ACL. Can Denver survive without production from Gallinari? Masai Ujiri is hoping his team ...

Corey Brewer: “We All Want to Keep Winning and Will Do Whatever it Takes to Get Another Win”

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The Miami Heat are not the only NBA team streaking. The Denver Nuggets are as well.  Thanks to a balanced attack and a deep bench led by guys like Corey Brewer, who is having one of the best years of his career, Denver has ripped off 15 straight wins. During ...

Ty Lawson and the Nuggets Are Relishing the Role of Dark Horse

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

When experts around the NBA talk about championship contenders this season, one team that is consistently left out of the mix is the Denver Nuggets. It's understandable. There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical. The Nuggets don't have the one marquee player that the team is centered around. They ...

Top-Ranked Indiana Faces Toughest Test Yet In North Carolina

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

A little bit of luster from tonight's game was lost when North Carolina lost to Butler in the Maui Invitational, but we'll still see a battle of nationally ranked teams when No. 1 Indiana hosts No. 14 North Carolina tonight in Bloomington, Ind. Tar Heels coach Roy Williams will get ...

George Karl Admits This Past Season with the Nuggets Was His Most Enjoyable as a Head Coach

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The Denver Nuggets gave the Los Angeles Lakers all they could handle in the first round of the playoffs. After falling down 3-1 in the series, the Nuggets pushed the Lakers all the way to game seven. While it was a gritty effort by the Nuggets and they should be ...

Ty Lawson: “We can beat the Lakers with what we’ve got”

Friday, May 4th, 2012

The playoff series between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers has been one of contrasting styles. The Nuggets want to run all game long. They don’t have a dominant post presence or a go-to scorer on the team, so they want to use their quickness and athleticism to run ...

No Surprise But George Karl Admits That Ty Lawson Is the Key to the Nuggets Playoff Success

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

It was a tough season for the Denver Nuggets. One filled with injuries, youth, inconsistency and even some wheeling and dealing. However it looks like Denver has hit their stride and found their identity just in time for the playoffs. Not only did the Nuggets wrap up a playoff spot ...

Ty Lawson: From Tar Heel to Nugget

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

The transition from being the big man on campus to a backup can’t be easy, but Ty Lawson is doing it and doing it well.  Lawson is averaging 10.3 points, 2 boards and 3.2 assists in 21.8 minutes through his first 10 NBA games.  Stats are not what are wowing ...

Roy Williams: Are the expectations too high for UNC this season?

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Roy Williams is coming off a national championship and his second in five years at his alma mater North Carolina.  After winning their second national title the Tar Heels find themselves in a similar situation to the year after their last title defense. Carolina has lost their top four players. After ...