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2016 NBA Free Agency: 10 Under-The-Radar Players The New York Knicks Should Target

8. Ty Lawson (PG-IND)

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  • 2015-16 Stats: 4.4 points, 2.7 assists, .393/.333/.700

If Lee’s time in Boston was a bust, than Ty Lawson‘s time with the Houston Rockets was an absolute nightmare.

After his alcohol issues reached catastrophic levels in Denver, the Rockets were basically able to trade for him for nothing.

Lawson never looked like himself in Houston and his contract was eventually bought out after being bumped out of the rotation. Unfortunately, he hasn’t produced much for the Pacers either.

Lawson’s still just 28-years-old, so it’s hard to believe that the player who was once so good for the Nuggets has completely disappeared.


Just last season he averaged 35.5 minutes, 15.2 points, 9.6 assists, 1.2 steals. Denver didn’t want to get rid of him but they also had let too much go by the wayside, all because he was Ty Lawson.

If you can believe it,the guy was actually showing up to practices smelling of alcohol. It became obvious that both sides needed a change.

Unless Lawson has an incredible playoff run with the Pacers, he will be looking for another change this summer. And if he’s smart he’ll sign a short contract to try to reconstruct his value.

The Knicks should take advantage of this opportunity.