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Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson arrested on DUI allegations

Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets looks on

Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets looks on during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia on Feb. 3, 2015. Credit: AP / Matt Slocum

LOS ANGELES - Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol -- his second DUI arrest this year.

California Highway Patrol Officer Jennifer Cassidy says Lawson was driving at a high rate of speed before being pulled over around 2 a.m. Tuesday on state Route 101 in Hollywood.

Cassidy says Lawson displayed several signs of intoxication. Jail records show he was released on $5,000 bail.

The Denver Nuggets said the team was aware of the arrest and would have no further comment. A message seeking comment from Lawson's agent, Happy Walters, was not immediately returned Tuesday.

Lawson was arrested on suspicion of DUI last January in Denver. He is expected in court in that case on Friday.


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