Continuing the Houston Rockets 2015 Media Day, Ty Lawson took to the podium to discuss his new team, opportunity and what he expects.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) September 28, 2015
- Houston has been showing him a lot of love and he’s happy to be in Houston
- He expects to bring a lot of energy, push the pace and be a play maker
- Lawson says he’ll play defense and many people don’t recognize he is also very good off the ball so looks forward to playing with James Harden
- He believes he can be the extra roster piece that pushes them further
- As per the off court situation he didn’t really elaborate other than to say the organization has noticed all the little things he does like coming to the gym every night.
- He further says “anything I’ve needed, they’ve done for me, whether it was moral support or whatever he needed”
- He looks forward to getting know players and finding out where they want the ball
— Daniel Gotera (@DTGoteraKHOU) September 28, 2015
- Lawson said McHale’s two main rules are play hard and be on time.
- Asked if he feels the Rockets are over looked he says yes and they’ll be putting teams on notice as soon as the season starts.
- A player he pin pointed was Corey Brewer (who he played with in Denver) and is very happy to be reunited with him
— Howard Chen (@TheHoChen) September 28, 2015
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- Lawson says this is his chance to prove himself and his career by winning a championship
- He says he definitely has a different mind set and “doesn’t want to let any of his teammates down”
- Lawson says he is ready to compete for the starting point guard position and feels Patrick Beverley will make him a better all round player since he is a preeminent defensive guard.
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