Goodwin sparkles as Suns earn No. 3 seed in Vegas league
Archie Goodwin scores 22 as Suns beat Grizzlies in Las Vegas Summer League to earn No. 3 seed.
By FOX SPORTS ARIZONAFS Arizona
First-round draft pick
Archie Goodwin scored 22 points and made all three of his 3-point attempts to lead the
Phoenix Suns to a 100-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday in the Las Vegas Summer League.
With the victory, the Suns clinched the third seed in the round-robin portion of league play. They'll get Wednesday off and take on the Atlanta-Portland winner on Thursday in the championship bracket.
Goodwin, an 18-year-old guard from Kentucky and the 29th pick in the first round, scored 13 points in the first quarter to ignite the Suns. He finished 6 of 11 from the field.
“I’m getting really comfortable,” Goodwin told the team's official website. “I know that I’m here to be aggressive and make plays.”
Arinze Onuaku had 13 points and 12 rebounds in 19 minutes for Phoenix, Chris Babb added 11 points and Diante Garrett had 12 assists.