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Suns’ Goodwin faces disorderly conduct charge

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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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Ty Lawson Arrested for Suspicion of DUI

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Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been arrested in Denver on suspicion of drinking and driving.

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Ex-Hawk Blaylock indicted by grand jury

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Former NBA player Mookie Blaylock was indicted by a grand jury on 14 charges, including first-degree vehicular homicide, stemming from a car crash last year in Atlanta.

Blaylock, 47, is accused of causing a May 31, 2013 head-on crash that killed a mother of five and injured her husband. If convicted, the former Atlanta Hawks star could face up to 33 years in prison, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was indicted on Wednesday.

Blaylock spent days in the hospital after being seriously injured in the wreck and was on life support. The newspaper reported that at the time of the accident, Blaylock was being treated for seizures.

Following his release from the hospital, Blaylock surrendered to authorities and was jailed before posting $250,000 bond.

The fatal crash came weeks after Blaylock was arrested and later pled guilty to DUI and hit-and-run charges. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

Blaylock, a point guard, spent 13 seasons in the NBA with the Hawks, Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors. During his career, he averaged 13.5 points and 6.7 assists.

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