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Ty Lawson missed one practice because of flight issues, and his team looked much different when he got back to Denver.
The NBA trade deadline is close, and some of the players who practiced with the Nuggets on Wednesday may not be practicing with them on Thursday.
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson returned to practice on Saturday after he missed Friday night’s game due to personal reasons, which likely was related to being arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated early Friday morning.
Brian Shaw and his team hit the road just when it appeared like the coach might be run out of town. A good time to escape for the Denver Nuggets, especially given the squad’s early season woes.
Ty Lawson thinks the Denver Nuggets got back on track on Friday night at Indiana.
Danilo Gallinari’s every moment on the court will be closely tracked and monitored. For now, no more than 20 minutes a game for the Nuggets forward, no matter how well he’s playing, how tight the game may be or how much he pleads.
The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days. Recently, the Denver Broncos quarterback visited with speedy Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, just one ball distributor chatting with another.
The Denver Nuggets forward has agreed to a four-year, $50 million contract extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time.