Ty Lawson is Ready for Laker Showdown

by November 13, 2009

The rook is amped for tonight’s matchup, and underscores how important it is for the Nuggets to get the win: “Ty Lawson has played as many regular-season games against the Los Angeles Lakers as, well, you have, dear reader. But ask Lawson about the Lakers, and he sounds like, well, you again. Dude wants to beat L.A. ‘I’m already ready to beat the Lakers — it’s a rivalry,’ the Nuggets’ rookie point guard said this week. ‘We’ve got to set a tone early. Last year they beat us in the Western Conference finals, so this year, we’re going to set the tone that we’re not taking it this year — we’re going to get this win.”‘