The leap from preps to pros no longer exists in the NBA, but Suns rookie Archie Goodwin’s transition is close enough.
The 29th overall pick in this year’s draft just turned 19 years old last week. He spent one year at Kentucky, a short enough stay for the former Wildcat to admit that the only friends from his college days were his teammates.
So how is a young man with minimal post-high school experience dealing with the leap to the biggest, adult stage in basketball? Turns out he’s kept himself too busy to say.