As a starter last season (31 games) Ty Lawson averaged 14.6 points and 6.7 assists. That ain’t bad. But this year, many believe he will elevate his game and numbers with an even bigger role in the Denver backcourt.
Before heading back to Denver today, Lawson worked out last week near his hometown in D.C. He met with reporters there to discuss an array of topics. Lawson said that he is down to 185 pounds, for the first time since high school.
On what he learned about himself in Lithuania: Just confidence in yourself because you know it’s different overseas. If you miss one or two shots, they yank you and take you out. It just taught me to be more confident in myself and just shoot it, just think about the next shot. That’s probably the one thing that I’m probably going to take back to the NBA that’ll make me a better player.
On changes in his body with the weight loss: I’ve seen faster, and I think I’ve got my bounce back. I’m jumping a lot higher, getting above the rim so losing wei...