HoopsHype Archie Goodwin rumors

July 8, 2014 Updates

An Arkansas prosecutor moved to drop charges against Suns guard Archie Goodwin in relation to a May arrest outside a Little Rock skating rink. The prosecutor passed two charges to be dismissed after six months if there is no more evidence in the case, according to the Sherwood District Court in Little Rock, Ark. Goodwin, 19, plead not guilty in June in the case stemming from a May 4 arrest, in which he was booked into jail on charges of disorderly conduct and refusal to submit to arrest. Arizona Republic

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Suns guard Archie Goodwin was arrested outside an Arkansas skating rink earlier this month and charged with disorderly conduct and refusal to submit to arrest. Goodwin, 19, was leaving the Arkansas Skatium, an ice and roller rink in his hometown of Little Rock, on May 4 when the incident occurred at approximately 11 p.m., according to Arkansas State Police public information officer Bill Sadler. Arizona Republic

A state trooper witnessed Goodwin cursing and "exhibiting aggressive gestures" toward another person while exiting the building and the trooper reported telling Goodwin twice to stop cursing twice, Sadler said. Goodwin was taken into custody but the trooper said Goodwin tried to break away from the trooper's hold during the arrest, according to Sadler. Goodwin then was booked into a Sherwood, Ark., jail. Goodwin has a June 3 district court date regarding the charges. Arizona Republic

February 5, 2014 Updates

The Phoenix Suns have assigned guard Archie Goodwin to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League, the club announced today. Goodwin (6-5, 198), a 19-year-old rookie from Kentucky, has appeared in 37 games with the Suns this season, holding averages of 3.1 points, 1.7 rebounds and 10.5 minutes. NBA.com

January 26, 2014 Updates

The Phoenix Suns have recalled guard Archie Goodwin from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League, the team announced today. Phoenix originally assigned the rookie guard to their D-League affiliate on Jan. 23. Selected with the 29th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Goodwin appeared in two games for the Jam, averaging 29.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in 44.0 minutes. The 19-year-old tallied 32 points, shooting 15-of-18 from the free throw line, against Sioux Falls on Friday and scored 27 points against Reno on Saturday. NBA.com

January 23, 2014 Updates

Since Leandro Barbosa’s return to Phoenix, the rotation role that Goodwin held for most of the season has vanished and the Suns are going to give the 19-year-old rookie some needed game experience with a D-League assignment. Goodwin will join the Bakersfield Jam for Friday night and Saturday night games and then rejoin the Suns on Sunday in Cleveland for the first game of a four-city trip. He only misses one Suns game — at home Friday vs. Washington. Arizona Republic

September 26, 2013 Updates

Who do you try to model your game after? Archie Goodwin: I really don't try to model my game after anyone. I prefer to be my own player so I just work on the things I feel make me successful. If I happen to pattern someone, it's not by choice. Maybe we have a similar body type or something but it's not like I'm trying my hardest to be someone. I'm not trying to be Michael Jordan. I'm not trying to be Kobe. I'm trying to be Archie Goodwin. Bright Side of the Sun

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They were impressed with Goodwin’s athleticism, sure, but not particularly wowed by his shooting. He shot 26.6 percent from the 3-point line and, though he got to the free-throw line 6.4 times per game, made only 63.7 percent of his attempts. “I know what people were saying, but I thought that going into the draft was the best thing to do for me and my family,” Goodwin said. “I think it is a matter of, I need to work on my game and get better at my game, so I might as well do that in the NBA where I can focus on that all the time.” Sporting News

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