NBA rumors: Archie Goodwin to the D-League

Chris Reichert: Archie Goodwin has signed a contract with the NBA D-League, a source tells @The_Step_Back #NBADL

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The chances that the Wizards make a roster move now? Despite a sub-.500 record, that still remains very unlikely. League sources told CSNmidatlantic.com that the Wizards had discussions about Archie Goodwin, released by the New Orleans Pelicans, but that didn't go anywhere.
Goodwin, a 6-5 guard who orchestrated his release from the Phoenix Suns before the season when he was unhappy with his role, spent one season in Kentucky like John Wall and was a late first-round pick in 2013. The defensive effort has gotten better and with Ian Mahinmi back to help bolster the second unit, team president Ernie Grunfeld doesn’t seem likely to make a decision this early. Giving up on rookies such as Danuel House, Sheldon McClellan and Daniel Ochefu, all three on non-guarantees that are a minimal hit on the salary cap, to clear a roster spot wouldn’t make sense at this stage either.
Shams Charania: New Orleans has waived guard Archie Goodwin, league sources tell The Vertical. Goodwin had 8-point game but played sparingly since signing.
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Archie Goodwin. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Archie Goodwin, 22, is expected to join the Pelicans for Monday’s road game against the Golden State Warriors. He was waived last month after three seasons with the Phoenix Suns and now will have an opportunity to earn a rotation spot for the Pelicans, who are without guards Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Quincy Pondexter.
Marc Stein: Former Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin has emerged a likely potential signee for the New Orleans Pelicans, according to league sources. The Pels would have to waive someone to create a roster spot to sign Goodwin but yet to make a final decision on how to do so, sources say.
Shams Charania: Free agent Archie Goodwin is finalizing a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell The Vertical.
Goodwin, 22, is expected to garner significant interest on the waiver wire. The 6-foot-5 Goodwin is a dynamic athlete and has shown flashes as a scorer and playmaker.
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Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul is continuing to put the spotlight on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with the arrival of a new college basketball tournament, The Undefeated has learned. Paul and the Basketball Hall of Fame have partnered in the development of the Chris Paul HBCU Tip-Off on Nov. 22-23 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. The two-day doubleheader will feature HBCUs Morehouse College, Virginia Union, West Virginia State and Winston-Salem State. The games are also expected to be televised nationally, a source said.
“This is a great honor to be invited to the Chris Paul HBCU Tip-Off with some of the best HBCUs in the country. It will also be a great opportunity for our young men to tour the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, right after my teammate and Virginia Union’s very own Ben Wallace goes into the Hall of Fame in September. I would like to thank Chris Paul for continuing to give HBCUs the opportunity to showcase our prestigious schools on the biggest stage,” Virginia Union coach Jay Butler said in a statement.
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