— The Vertical (@TheVertical) April 3, 2017
Over his seven games for the Nets, the guard has averaged 6.6 points on 57.1 percent shooting, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per contest. Goodwin has been a welcome addition to the second unit in Brooklyn.
The following is from The Vertical:
“[Goodwin] has an enthusiasm for the game, and we need his speed and athleticism,” Nets coach Kenny Atkinson told reporters last week.
His most impressive period in a Nets jersey came in a three-game stretch, where he consecutively scored in double digits against the Detroit Pistons (10 points, five rebounds, two blocks), Phoenix Suns (12 points, three rebounds, three assists) and the Washington Wizards (10 points, three assists), respectively. His performance against the Suns was a season-high for him in points.
Blessings on blessings 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾
— Archie Goodwin (@A1Laflare10) April 3, 2017
The former Suns guard is expected to continue to occupy his place on the Nets’ bench, adding a degree of firepower and a relative three-point threat.
Goodwin, 22, is in his fourth season and Brooklyn are his third employers after a three-year stint with the Suns and a short spell with the New Orleans Pelicans earlier this season, where he played just three games.
Since his tenure with New Orleans, Goodwin had been plying his trade in the D-League with the Greensboro Swarm, where he remained until he was eventually signed to consecutive 10-day contracts by the Nets. During his time in the D-League, he learnt some valuable lessons that hopefully he can translate and forge into a long and successful career in the NBA after a short stint away.
— DraftExpressContent (@DXContent) April 3, 2017
The Nets (18-59) currently find themselves at the foot of the Eastern Conference, but are on a three-game winning run in the last three contests Goodwin has featured in. During this stretch he has averaged 3.3 points per game in 11 minutes, on average, of action.