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Ty Lawson: I should have left after my freshman year
Ty Lawson: I should have left after my freshman year
   Posted by Tar Heel Fan at  10/20/2009 8:43:12 AM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
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A reader sent me this quote from a Denver Post article about Ty Lawson:

“After my freshman year, I really should have left,” Lawson said. “I just got scared of being in the NBA, and I was only 19 years old. I probably would have learned a lot more if I would have left my first year. But I learned a lot of things under Roy Williams. I matured a lot.”

Interesting. I am not sure what to make of that unless what Lawson said came out the wrong way. He could simply be stating a fact that had he left after his freshman year he be in his 3rd year as a pro and learned more about playing in the NBA which would make him a better player. However staying in school was not a loss since he matured and learned things from Roy Williams. I would like to think he is not being ungrateful or poo-pooing his time at UNC as being inferior to being in the NBA. I just think he said it the wrong way.

That being said it was never a big secret that Lawson wanted out as soon as his draft stock could support it. That would have been in 2008 had he not been clipped by Chapel Hill Police for drinking underage and driving. Regardless, 850 the Buzz’s Joe Ovies makes an excellent point: The important part for Tar Heels fans is that they put pro agendas aside and came together for a title run.

Well said.

 

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