Ty Lawson Claims To Experience Racism While Playing Overseas

Tuesday October 25th, 2011

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.

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