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Ty Lawson Injury: Updates on Pacers Guard's Foot and Return

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 7: Ty Lawson #10 of the Indiana Pacers is seen during the game against the San Antonio Spurs on March 7, 2016 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Joseph ZuckerFeatured ColumnistMarch 7, 2016

Indiana Pacers point guard Ty Lawson suffered a foot sprain March 7 against the San Antonio Spurs and had been out of action since. However, he's ready to return.

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Lawson Active vs. Raptors

Thursday, March 17

The team announced Lawson will be available against Toronto on Thursday.

Struggling Lawson Looking to Bounce Back with Pacers

The Pacers signed Lawson after the Houston Rockets bought out his contract March 1, ending a disappointing spell with the team. In 53 games for Houston, the 28-year-old averaged 5.8 points and 3.4 assists a game.

Monday was his first game with Indiana. His first assist came with a little under 25 seconds remaining in the first quarter, via the Pacers:

In order for Lawson to turn this season around, he'll need to be a healthy and productive member of the Pacers backcourt. That starts against Toronto on Thursday.

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