Ty Lawson Net Worth

June 24, 2023
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Tywon Ronell Lawson was born on the 3rd November 1987, in Clinton, Maryland USA, and is a professional basketball player who currently represents the team of the Sacramento Kings in the NBA. 2009 was the most successful year in his career, as Ty was named NCAA champion, Consensus second-team All-American, ACC Player of the Year and First-team All-ACC. Moreover, he won Bob Cousy Award the same year. Lawson has been playing basketball professionally since 2009.

How rich is the basketball player? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of Ty Lawson net worth is as much as $9 million, as of the data presented in 2016. Basketball is the main source of his wealth.

Ty Lawson Net Worth $9 Million

To begin with, Ty Lawson was educated at the Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland, then at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. He participated in many basketball tournaments, such as the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Nike Hoop Summit. In his senior year he recorded an average of 23.8 points, 9.1 assists and 5 steals per game.

During the 2006-2007 season, Lawson played for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. In his junior season he scored 10.2 points and made 5.6 assists per game. He also helped his team to win the title of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the regular season. In his sophomore year, Lawson scored 12.7 points per game and made 5.8 assists, however, he missed several games because of an ankle injury. In 2009, the team won the NCAA title, and Lawson was rewarded with the title of the ACC Player of the Year Award, and also won the Bob Cousy Award (best college point guard). He averaged 16.6 points, 6.6 assists and 2.1 steals for the season, making eight steals in the final match, breaking the record for most steals in a championship game.

In the NBA draft 2009, Lawson was selected 18th in the first round by the Minnesota Timberwolves, but was directly traded to the Denver Nuggets, still establishing his net worth. In his rookie year, he played as a backup for Chauncey Billups and scored 8.3 points and 3.1 assists per game. After Billups left the Nuggets in 2011, Lawson took over the position as the blasting point guard, and in the spring of 2011, Lawson scored a career record 37 points in a game.

Following a league wide lockout, Lawson played seven games for the Lithuanian team Zalgiris based in Kaunas, then after the end of the lockout, he returned to the Nuggets. The third year he managed to average 16.4 points and 6.6 assists per game, and played in the Denver Nuggets team successfully until 2015, but when Lawson was caught repeatedly while driving under the influence, and sentenced, the Nuggets decided not to continue with Lawson. Then, Lawson went to a rehabilitation clinic, and was a few days later sold to the Houston Rockets. In the autumn of 2015, he made his debut with the Rockets in the opening match of the season. However, in December, he was suspended again by the NBA because of driving while intoxicated. In January 2016, he is suspended for three matches by NBA, and was subsequently cut by the Rockets. In later 2016 he played for the Indiana Pacers, yet suffered an injury. In summer of 2016, he signed with the Sacramento Kings for one year.

Finally, in the personal life of the basketball player, he is still apparently single, although little else has been published regarding his private life.

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