Description: Ty Lawson's sprained ankle is still causing him problems. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: The injury will sideline him for an additional 3-to-4 weeks. Luckily it doesn't appear the Nuggets point guard will require surgery. Lawson averaged career-highs in both points (17.6 ppg) and assists (8.8 apg) this season.
4/16/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Ty Lawson won't compete Wednesday in Denver's regular season finale versus Golden State. SOURCE: Chris Dempsey, Denver Post
Insight: He's missed five games in a row with a sprained ankle. Aaron Brooks (9.0 ppg) will continue to start in Lawson's place.
4/14/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Clippers, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: He didn't travel to Los Angeles after missing the last four games. The Nuggets finish the season by hosting Golden State on Wednesday.
4/12/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) did not play Thursday against the Warriors and is doubtful for Saturday's game against Utah.
Insight: Fantasy owners shouldn't expect to get him back this season with Denver eliminated from playoff contention. Aaron Brooks, who has averaged 13.9 points, 7.4 assists and 4.1 rebounds in nine starts.
4/10/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Warriors.
Insight: Fantasy owners shouldn't expect to get him back this season with Denver eliminated from playoff contention. Aaron Brooks, who has averaged 15.1 points, 6.5 assists and 3.2 rebounds over his last 11 games, has been starting in his place.
4/9/2014 4:40:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Rockets. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: It's the second game he's missed with an ankle injury. Aaron Brooks (8.8 ppg) has been playing most of the minutes at point guard lately and should see another heavy workload tonight with Houston in town.
4/8/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said that Ty Lawson (ankle) is "doing better," but that he doesn't think the point guard is close to returning, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Expect Lawson to miss another game on Wednesday. Aaron Brooks has averaged 32.7 minutes, 15.3 points, 6.4 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 threes over his last 10 games and may be able to help fantasy owners down the stretch.
4/8/2014 2:39:00 PM
Description: Denver was without point guard Ty Lawson Sunday against Houston and could be for Wednesday's game as well.
Insight: Lawson sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to Memphis and the team said they wouldn't rush him back before he is ready. Translation, it will be a while. Aaron Brooks had 24 points, eight rebounds and 15 assist on Sunday and should play big minutes again on Tuesday.
4/6/2014 3:19:00 PM
Description: Denver will be without point guard Ty Lawson Sunday against Houston. SOURCE: Craig Ackerman, Rockets play-by-play
Insight: Lawson sprained his ankle Friday in a loss to Memphis. Aaron Brooks (8.6 ppg) will continue to start at point guard for the Nuggets.
4/5/2014 1:28:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson is doubtful for Sunday's game against Houston with a sprained left ankle.
Insight: Lawson left the arena in a walking boot so it looks like he'll miss a few games with this injury. he just can't stay healthy. He's played 62 games this season and averaged 17.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 8.8 apg.
3/20/2014 7:28:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson missed Wednesday's game with a sinus infection but is fully expected to play Friday against Dallas. SOURCE: Chris Dempsey, Denver Post
Insight: Aaron Brooks scored 27 points in Lawson's absence on Wednesday. While we wouldn't expect Brooks to have quite as large a role when Lawson (18.2 ppg, 9.0 apg) returns, he's certainly done enough to warrant meaningful minutes on a nightly basis.
3/19/2014 9:25:00 PM
Description: Updating an earlier item, Denver point guard Ty Lawson was a last minute scratch Wednesday against the Pistons. SOURCE: Nuggets on Twitter
Insight: He's out with an illness. Aaron Brooks (7.6 ppg) will handle the point guard duties in his absence. Consider Lawson day-to-day.
3/19/2014 8:40:00 PM
Description: Nuggets guard Ty Lawson is in the lineup Wednesday against Detroit. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: Lawson's status had been in question because of an illness. He's shot just 25 percent from the field over his last three games with 14 turnovers in that span.
3/19/2014 1:53:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson is questionable for Wednesday's game due to a groin injury and headaches, according to Raj Sharan of espndenver.com.
Insight: Lawson has averaged 18.9 points, 10 assists and 1.8 steals in 28 games since Dec. 28, but he's also missed 11 games during that span.
3/3/2014 8:24:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (broken rib) is officially back in the starting lineup Monday after missing the last nine games.
Insight: Lawson (18 ppg, 8.8 apg, 3.5 rpg, 1.5 spg) has averaged a career-high 35.6 minutes per game this season. His return will bump Aaron Brooks to the bench and take some minutes away from Evan Fournier.
3/3/2014 1:45:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (broken rib) says he will return to action Monday.
Insight: This is a huge surprise since as of this weekend there was no timetable for him coming back. he might be rusty after missing nine games, but his return relegates Aaron brooks and Evan Fournier to back up duties.
3/1/2014 12:17:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (broken rib) is still without a return timetable.
Insight: The fact that coach Brian Shaw was asked whether the team would shut him down for the season is a bad sign. Shaw's answer was too - "No, I don't think so."
2/27/2014 3:14:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (broken rib) is expected to miss Thursday night's game against Brooklyn.
Insight: It will be the eighth game in a row. Aaron Brooks will start again at the point and he's averaged 10.0 ppg, 5.0 apg in his last three games.
2/25/2014 8:58:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson (broken rib) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Blazers.
Insight: Lawson will probably miss his seventh game in a row. Aaron Brooks (7.2 ppg) will start again at the point.
2/24/2014 7:24:00 PM
Description: Denver point guard Ty Lawson will carry the questionable label into Tuesday's game with Portland. He's been out with a broken rib. SOURCE: Denver Post
Insight: If Lawson sits out, it will be his seventh absence in a row. Aaron Brooks (7.2 ppg) started at point guard Sunday against Sacramento and would do the same Tuesday if Lawson is unable to go.
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