Denver Nuggets player Ty Lawson arrested on DUI allegations

FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2015, file photo showing Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets NBA basketball team during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. 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, July 14, 2015,  on state Route 101 in Hollywood.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
FILE - This is a Feb. 3, 2015, file photo showing Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets NBA basketball team during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. 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, July 14, 2015, on state Route 101 in Hollywood. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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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