Ty Lawson is back in the NBA. After playing the majority of the season with the Shandong Golden Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association, the former UNC point guard signed a contract with the Washington Wizards. The Wizards are 43-39 this season and have clinched the No. 8 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. Lawson has played eight NBA seasons, averaging 12.7 points and six assists over his career in the league.