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Nuggets PG Ty Lawson day-to-day with shoulder injury

Denver scoring leader sits out practice in advance of Charlotte game

Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has scored in double figures in 39 of his 41 games this season.
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Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was held out of practice Tuesday due to a strained left rotator cuff.

Lawson, who leads the team in scoring (17.9 ppg) and assists (8.9 apg), is listed as day-to-day. The Nuggets play at home against the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.

Lawson suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of Denver’s win at Sacramento on Sunday. He finished with a game-high 27 points and six assists.

Lawson missed two games earlier this season with a strained left hamstring.