Why Ty Lawson Should Be Insulted by Denver Nuggets Reported Contract Offer

October 16th, 2012 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »
There comes a point where we have to admit the Denver Nuggets don't do everything right.

And we've officially reached that point.

After a wildly successful offseason that saw the Nuggets land star swingman Andre Iguodala for peanuts, re-sign both JaVale McGee and Andre Miller, and add the likes of Evan Fournier, Quincy Miller and Anthony Randolph, the team is engaging in an unnecessary battle of the wait-and-see game with Ty Lawson.

Yes, Lawson. The same point guard who led the team in scoring at 16.4 points per game and in PER, posting a final tally of 19.43, good for ninth among all point guards. The same point guard who dished out over six dimes per contest last season. The same point guard, who after just three years, isn't afraid to take the big shot and to embrace the pressure-filled moments. 

And yes, the same point guard who is up for a new contract at the end of the 2012-13 campaign.

But the Nuggets don't have to wait that long. They can work out an extension now and lock up their restricted-free-agent-to-be before he hits the open market in July.

And considering Lawson is more than open to ...

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