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Ty Lawson
Ty Lawson
Lawson during a Kings game in November 2016
No. 4 - Washington Wizards
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born Tywon Ronnell Lawson
November 3, 1987 (1987-11-03) (age 36)
Clinton, Maryland
Nationality Flag of the United States 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
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career 2009–present (15 years)
Career history
20092015 Denver Nuggets
2011 BC Žalgiris (Lithuania)
2015–2016 Houston Rockets
2016 Indiana Pacers
2016–2017 Sacramento Kings
2018–present Washington Wizards
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 (November 3, 1987) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for Washington Wizards 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.

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.