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Ty Lawson has signed a four-year, $48 million extension with the Denver Nuggets. The deal eliminates a distraction that's been hanging over the team and its star point guard for weeks.
''It Looks like im going to be a nugget for another 4 yrs..Thanks to the Kronke family, Masai, nuggets fans and everybody 4 believing In me'' Lawson tweeted before the team flew to Philadelphia on Tuesday for its season opener Wednesday night.
A team spokesman told The Associated Press after the team's arrival in Philadelphia that Lawson had signed his extension. The Denver Post reported the deal was worth $48 million.
Lawson averaged 16.4 points and almost seven assists last season, his first as a starter. Since jumping from to the NBA in 2009 after leading North Carolina to the NCAA championship, he's averaged 12 points and 4.8 assists.
''We felt Ty was ready to take on a lot of responsibility last season and he proved he could handle it,'' team vice p...
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The Denver Nuggets and point guard Ty Lawson are close to finalizing a contract extension that's been hanging over the team and its star point guard for weeks.
On Tuesday afternoon, Lawson tweeted, ''It Looks like im going to be a nugget for another 4 yrs..Thanks to the Kronke family, Masai, nuggets fans and everybody 4 believing In me''
The Denver Post reported...
Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson has agreed to a contract extension, Lawson said via Twitter. The 24-year-old announced to his followers that he'll remain with the team "for another four years" and thanked management for the extension. The deal is worth $48 million, and will begin next season, according to ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard. First-round picks...
There was no need for “sources” on this one. Ty Lawson himself broke the news that he will be re-signing with the Denver Nuggets one day before the Wednesday deadline that would have made him a restricted free-agent after the season. The deal is reported to be 4 years/$48 million dollars. In an age The post Ty Lawson Signs 4-Year Contract Extension With Denver Nuggets appeared...
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Jrue Holiday hit a three-point play and to open up the lead and the Sixers ended up winning, 84-75. Holiday had 14 points.
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PHILADELPHIA – Andre Iguodala had the oddest of nights in his first game against his former team Wednesday night. He was booed, and he was accorded a standing ovation. Most significant of all was the 84-75 loss the Philadelphia 76ers hung on Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets in both teams’ season opener. Spencer Hawes had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots off the...
Speedy point guard averaged career highs in points, assists in 2011-12.
After eights seasons in the City of Brotherly Love, Andre Iguodala is hoping to give the Denver Nuggets a big boost in 2012-13.
It's uncertain, meanwhile, when the new face of the Philadelphia 76ers will be able to take the court.
Iguodala faces his former team as Denver visits Philadelphia, which isn't likely to have recently acquired Andrew Bynum available for Wednesday...
PHILADELPHIA – Andre Iguodala had the oddest of nights in his first game against his former team Wednesday night. He was booed, and he was accorded a standing ovation. Most significant of all was the 84-75 loss the Philadelphia 76ers hung on Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets, in both teams' season opener Wednesday night. Spencer Hawes had 16 points and 12 rebounds off the...