In about a thousand ways, 2015-16 was a forgettable season for Ty Lawson. Lawson earned multiple suspensions for DUI incidents in the offseason, and never seemed quite right even when he was on the floor.

Lawson appeared in 66 games, starting 13 of them, but rarely made any kind of discernible impact. He had just one double-digit assists game, and scored in double figures just 14 times overall, while shooting just 39.3 percent from the field overall. Coming from a one-time borderline All-Star who averaged 15.2 points and 9.6 assists per game in the previous season, Lawson’s dropoff was alarming.

Ty Lawson PG / Houston Rockets (2015-16)

G: 66PPG: 5.7APG: 3.6

He hit free agency and found no market waiting for him, and he will try to rebuild his value after the Kings took a low-price flier on Lawson this week. Given his off-court issues and major struggles last season, Lawson may not get another chance, so he really needs to take advantage of this opportunity.

And it could be a very good opportunity for him to rebuild that value for Fantasy players too. The Kings let Rajon Rondo walk in free agency this offseason, and had just Garrett Temple available to back up Darren Collison prior to taking a chance on Lawson. Temple is a fine fifth guard, but he isn’t someone you want starting and running the point for a team that ostensibly has playoff hopes, but he might have been pressed into starting duty at some point this season, with Collison facing his own legal issues from a pair of misdemeanor domestic violence charges.