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Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Drops 24 points
Lawson notched 24 points (10-12 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds and two steals in 28 minutes during Friday's 112-91 Summer League win against the Pacers.
Lawson played on a two-way contract with the Mavericks in 2022-23, making a total of 14 brief appearances. He was having a shaky Summer League prior to Friday, averaging 9.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists on 34.6 percent shooting from the field.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Season-high 12 points in loss
Lawson had 12 points (5-9 FG, 2-6 3Pt) and six rebounds in 23 minutes during Friday's 115-112 loss to Chicago.
Lawson only played in the second half but still managed to record season highs in both points (12) and rebounds (six). The Mavericks' guard has now scored in double figures in back-to-back games, shooting 60 percent from the field over that brief stretch.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Dominant outing in loss
Lawson recorded 33 points (12-20 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 35 minutes during Thursday's 128-125 loss to the Ontario Clippers.
Lawson led Texas in rebounds and tied for the most points with Justin Jackson in Thursday's loss. Lawson's all-around performance helped him post his third double-double with the Legends this season.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Efficient in loss
Lawson recorded 24 points (9-14 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), seven rebounds, three steals, two blocks and one assist in 29 minutes during Sunday's 122-107 loss to the Blue.
Lawson posted a team high in points, steals and blocks in Sunday's loss. His overall effort helped him record a plus-one point differential.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Paces team in scoring
Lawson (knee) tallied 24 points (9-20 FG, 4-10 3Pt, 1-2 FT), eight rebounds, two assists and one block in 23 minutes during Tuesday's 148-116 loss to the Blue Coats.
Lawson returned to the lineup Tuesday after missing time with right knee soreness. Despite coming off the bench, he tied Justin Jackson for a team high in points.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Sidelined with knee injury
Lawson hasn't appeared in any games for the G League's Texas Legends since Feb. 25 due to a right knee injury.
One of Dallas' two two-way players, Lawson hasn't suited up at the NBA level since Feb. 15, but he appears to have sustained the knee injury while he was on assignment in the G League. Lawson has appeared in three games to date for the Legends, averaging 25.3 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.7 three-pointers, 2.0 steals and 0.7 blocks in 34.9 minutes per contest in those outings.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Misses game with injury
Lawson didn't play in in Thursday's 127-100 loss to the Stockton Kings due to right knee soreness.
Lawson is one of Dallas' two-way players, so he will likely continue to split time between the NBA and G League. His return timetable is uncertain.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Double-doubles in loss
Lawson recorded 22 points (8-17 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 36 minutes in Saturday's 112-98 loss to the Vipers.
Lawson's double-double helped him post a plus-four point differential in Saturday's loss. He posted a team high in scoring and rebounding.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Efficient in loss
Lawson recorded 26 points (7-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 6-6 FT), nine rebounds, three assists and two steals in 32 minutes during Friday's 123-122 loss to the Herd.
Lawson was one rebound off from recording a double-double Friday. Despite scoring the second-most points on the team, he recorded a minus-14 point differential.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Puts up 10 points in 12 minutes
Lawson finished Wednesday's 118-109 loss to the Nuggets with 10 points (4-6 FG, 2-3 3Pt), two rebounds and one steal in 12 minutes.
Even with Kyrie Irving (back) sitting out Wednesday, Dallas head coach Jason Kidd expanded his rotation to 11 men, allowing Lawson to make his first appearance since Feb. 6. Though Lawson acquitted himself well during his limited time on the court, the two-way player will likely find himself outside of the rotation and perhaps back in the G League when the Mavericks open their post-All-Star-break schedule.... See More ... See Less
Mavericks' A.J. Lawson: Efficient in debut
Lawson tallied 28 points (12-20 FG, 4-7 3Pt), 13 rebounds, four assists and three steals in 37 minutes Saturday's 121-117 win over the Blue.
Lawson has played most of the season with the College Park Skyhawks but made his Legends debut Saturday. He was the only starter for Texas to post a positive point differential at plus-four.... See More ... See Less
A.J. Lawson: Inks deal with Dallas
The Mavericks signed Lawson to a two-way contract Monday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Lawson has spent most of the 2022-23 season with the College Park Skyhawks of the G League. The Mavericks opened up space to sign him by letting go of Tyler Dorsey.... See More ... See Less
A.J. Lawson: Inefficient outing in loss
Lawson posted 22 points (5-14 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 5-7 FT), five rebounds, two steals and one assist in 37 minutes during Tuesday's 120-104 loss to the Charge in the G League Showcase.
Lawson was inefficient from the field but scored at least 20 points for the third time over his past four G League appearances. Across 12 games with College Park, the 22-year-old is averaging 20.7 points while shooting 52.5 percent from the field.... See More ... See Less
A.J. Lawson: Scores team-high 32 points
Lawson posted 32 points (14-21 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 0-3 FT), nine rebounds, three steals and two assists in 37 minutes during Friday's 134-116 win over Raptors 905.
Lawson exploded for a season-high 32 points and grabbed a team-high nine boards, falling one short of his second double-double. Across 11 games, he's averaging 20.5 points and 6.6 rebounds in 35.1 minutes.... See More ... See Less
A.J. Lawson: All-around production in win
Lawson posted 23 points (9-15 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT), five rebounds, three assists and one steal in 33 minutes during Monday's 127-119 win over Delaware.
Lawson struggled from deep but still scored at least 20 points for the fifth time this season. Across nine appearances, the 22-year-old is averaging 20 points while shooting 52.8 percent from the field.... See More ... See Less
A.J. Lawson: Cut by Minnesota
The Timberwolves plan to waive Lawson on Wednesday, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.
Lawson's two-way slot will go to wing Matt Ryan, who agreed to a deal with the Timberwolves on Tuesday after he was recently cut by the Lakers. Ryan is expected to give the Timberwolves another perimeter shooter off the bench, a skill hasn't consistently flashed since signing a two-way deal with Minnesota in mid-November. Though he saw just two minutes of garbage-time run with the NBA team, Lawson shot 28.1 percent from three-point range over 141 minutes of action with the G League's Iowa Wolves.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' A.J. Lawson: Back to NBA
Minnesota transferred Lawson from the G League's Iowa Wolves to the NBA club Tuesday.
Lawson is averaging 19.6 points on 51.8 percent shooting across eight appearances in the G League. However, he's played in only one game for the Timberwolves, so he remains irrelevant in most fantasy leagues.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' A.J. Lawson: Transferred to G League
Minnesota transferred Lawson to the G League's Iowa Wolves on Monday.
Lawson didn't crack the rotation during his latest stint with the NBA club. He figures to get extended run in the G League.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' A.J. Lawson: Rejoins Timberwolves
Minnesota transferred Lawson from the G League's Iowa Wolves to the NBA squad on Friday.
Lawson has appeared in only one game for Minnesota this season. The undrafted rookie out of South Carolina will likely continue to bounce back and forth between the parent club and their G League affiliate, as he is on a two-way contract.... See More ... See Less
Timberwolves' A.J. Lawson: Sent back to G League
Lawson will return to the Timberwolves' G League affiliate Iowa Wolves.
Lawson was called up to the NBA on Wednesday but will be sent right back down to the G League to rejoin the Iowa Wolves. Lawson has appeared in just one game for the Timberwolves this season, recording two points and one rebound in two minutes of play.... See More ... See Less
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