5 Reasons Ty Lawson Could Become an Elite Playoff Point Guard

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5 Reasons Ty Lawson Could Become an Elite Playoff Point Guard
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Game 1 of the 2012 NBA playoffs didn't treat Ty Lawson or his Denver Nuggets kindly.

Los Angeles blew out Lawson and Denver 103-88, and the Nuggets' point guard didn't do much to help, going 3-of-11 from the floor for only seven points and two assists.

It was an uncharacteristic performance from one of the NBA's rising point guards, who led the Nuggets in scoring all season, and he's shown signs of why he could be an elite playoff point.

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