Ty Lawson Claims To Experience Racism While Playing Overseas
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who is currently playing for BC Zalgiris in Lithuania until the NBA lockout comes to a close, complained of racism today on his Twitter account.
Lawson went on to explain that he wouldn't actually be leaving Lithuania. "I aint gonna pack my bags.. life in a another country is crazy as u can tell... im a tough dude..aint gonna run away from a situation," he tweeted. The former North Carolina standout will enter his third season in the NBA once the league's labor dispute comes to a close. Last season in 80 games the former first round pick averaged 11.7 points and 4.7 assists per game for the Nuggets.