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A woman is reportedly suing former NBA guard Ty Lawson and said he choked her during an altercation May 5.
TMZ Sports reported the news, noting Jonae Keyes is suing Lawson for an unspecified amount because of physical and psychological damages.
She said she was providing a ride for Lawson and her friend when the two passengers started arguing with each other.
According to the suit, Lawson became violent with Keyes when she intervened when he was physical with her friend.