Originally posted on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 1/16/12
I caught up with Ty Lawson’s good friend from North Carolina, his old teammate Marc Campbell, who provided some more insight into both Ty and “Chico,” the alter-ego we met in Sunday’s Denver Post. Here’s what Campbell e-mailed: About Ty’s fun personality, to start with I want to make this statement — he’s one of the most genuine people I have ever met in my life. He is true to himself in every sense of that statement. During our sophomore year we lived in a dorm together and junior year a house together, both years with Deon Thompson, and during that time we because somewhat more of a family then we already were. You think about a 21 year old guy who would be on national TV scoring 20 in Cameron and then the next day would be content to eat apple sauce out of a 50 oz. bottle from Costco and watch SpongeBob all day. Nothing seemed to faze him at all. He has a unique ability to be able to compartmentalize things and never let outside influences effect his basketball. After playing wi...
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