Just two days before they open the regular season, the Phoenix Suns reportedly made an unexpected move.
NBA insider Shams Charania reported Monday that the Suns have released shooting guard Archie Goodwin. The fourth-year pro averaged 8.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game for the Suns last season.
Vertical Sources: Phoenix guard Archie Goodwin has been released and will become a free agent. Explosive, young guard unexpectedly waived.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 24, 2016
The 22-year-old Goodwin played collegiately for Kentucky and was selected by the Suns with the 29th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.
Want to say thanks to the Suns Organization for giving me a chance to live my dream. Everything happens for a reason
— Archie Goodwin (@A1Laflare10) October 24, 2016
The Suns will open the regular season Wednesday night when they host the Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena.