DENVER, March 4, 2013 – Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday Feb. 25 through Sunday March 3, the NBA announced today.
Lawson averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 assists and 1.67 steals while helping the Nuggets to a perfect 3-0 record as they make a push for home-court advantage in the postseason.
There are some general guidelines for being an NBA superstar.
Hit big shots. Make your teammates better. Play consistently at a high level.
Based on his play over the past six weeks, Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson is building a good case for superstar status.
With his game-winning shot (on national TV, no less) against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lawson took another step in the process of becoming the elite player that Denver’s coaches and front-office executives have always envisioned.