There are no chores waiting for him at home like two years ago in Little Rock, Ark. There are no classes to get to like last year at the University of Kentucky.
There is just basketball for Suns rookie Archie Goodwin. So he is the player who most readily volunteers for community appearances. He is the player who most frequently stays after practices to work with coaches on his jump shot.
The man, er, 19-year-old kid has a big love for the game and aspirations to match.
“I want to be one of the best to ever do it,” Goodwin said. “In order to do that, you have to continue to get better and better every day, which is what I’m trying to do.”