Nuggets' Lawson out with Achilles strain

Nuggets' Lawson out with Achilles strain
December 22, 2012, 10:42 pm
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Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker, front left, slips past Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson, back left, and forward Keneth Faried for a shot in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

(APWF)

DENVER (AP) Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson strained his left Achilles in the first half Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.

The team said that Lawson was being held out the rest of game because of precautionary reasons.

Lawson had five assists and a rebound and was scoreless on 0-for-5 shooting.