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Suns' Goodwin faces disorderly conduct charge

By By The Sports Xchange
Published On: May 13 2014 03:48:41 PM CDT
Updated On: May 13 2014 06:05:04 PM CDT
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Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin was arrested in his native Arkansas last week and charged with charged with disorderly conduct.

The 19-year-old, who completed his rookie season in the NBA last month, was taken into custody outside a skating rink in Little Rock on May 4 after he was told twice by authorities to stop cursing and being aggressive toward another person.

Goodwin then attempted to break away from a trooper after the arrest, said Arkansas State Police public information officer Bill Sadler.

Goodwin was booked into a Sherwood, Ark., jail. His court date is set for June 3, according to The Arizona Republic.

The former Kentucky player, who was selected No. 29 overall in the first round of the 2013 draft, saw action in 52 games with the Suns this past season and also spent time in the NBA Development League.

In the final game of the regular season, Goodwin turned in his best performance, scoring 29 points and making 11 of 13 shots from the field. He finished 2013-14 with averages of 3.7 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.


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