Ty Lawson News Archive
Lawson came off the bench for the first time this season Wednesday and struggled mightily, notching only two points (1-8 FG) to go with an assist and a steal.
Lawson will come off the bench Wednesday against Portland, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Coach Kevin McHale said he's entertained the idea of benching Lawson in an attempt to lift the Rockets out of their dismal 4-7 start to the season, ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins reports.
Lawson was held scoreless on 0-for-7 shooting but contributed seven assists, a steal, and a block over 34 minutes in Friday's 107-98 loss to the Nuggets.
Lawson posted eight points (3-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, five assists, and two steals in 38 minutes of action Wednesday against the Nets.
Lawson grabbed a double-double Monday against the Thunder, posting 14 points, five rebounds, 11 assists, and four steals in 37 minutes of action.
Lawson totaled four points (1-3 FG, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, four assists, and one steal in 37 minutes during the Rockets' 109-89 loss versus the Heat on Sunday.
Lawson (back) will start Opening Night versus the Nuggets, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.