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Timberwolves’ Cunningham arrested

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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic assault.

“We are aware of the matter involving Dante Cunningham and are in the process of gathering more information,” the Timberwolves said in a statement Thursday. “Dante will not be traveling with the team to Miami this afternoon. The Minnesota Timberwolves organization takes the matter very seriously and does not condone the type of behavior that is associated with this situation. However, we need to let the legal process run its course, and will have further comment at the appropriate time.”

Cunningham, 26, was taken to Hennepin County jail shortly after 6 a.m. and held without bail pending charges.

A third-year pro from Villanova, Cunningham played Wednesday in Minnesota’s home game. He is averaging 6.0 points per game this season.

The Timberwolves also waived guard A.J. Price on Thursday.

During the 2013-14 NBA season, Price appeared in 28 games with the Timberwolves and averaged 1.6 points, 0.5 assists and 0.4 rebounds in 3.5 minutes per game. Playing in his fifth season out of Connecticut, Price has averaged 5.9 points and 2.2 assists in 15.3 minutes over a 235-game career.

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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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