Brandon Goodwin (basketball)
|No. 6 – Denver Nuggets|
|Born||October 2, 1995|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||Norcross (Norcross, Georgia)|
|NBA draft||2018 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Brandon Goodwin (born October 2, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on a two-way contract with the Iowa Wolves of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Florida Gulf Coast University. A transfer from the University of Central Florida (UCF), Goodwin was named the 2018 Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year.
Goodwin, a 6’2” point guard, committed to UCF from Norcross High School. He played for the Knights in the 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons. He left UCF after being caught taking (though later returning) a bike on campus the summer after his freshman year.
Goodwin landed at Florida Gulf Coast (FGCU) after leaving UCF. After sitting out a season as a transfer, he averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game and was named Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Year. He then led the Eagles to an NCAA Tournament berth after earning Atlantic Sun Tournament MVP honors.
In his senior year, Goodwin led the Eagles to a regular season Atlantic Sun championship and was named first-team All-Atlantic Sun and Atlantic Sun Player of the Year. He averaged 18.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game as a senior.
Memphis Hustle (2018)
After going undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, Goodwin signed with the Memphis Grizzlies for the 2018 NBA Summer League. On September 4, he joined the Grizzlies for training camp. He was waived on October 13, as one of the final roster cuts before opening night. Goodwin was subsequently addded to the roster of the Grizzlies’ NBA G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In nine appearances with the Hustle, Goodwin averaged 23.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4 assists per game.
Denver Nuggets (2018–present)
On November 29, 2018, Goodwin was signed by the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets were granted an injury hardship relief exception from the NBA, allowing them to add Goodwin to their otherwise full roster. He was waived on December 10, without appearing in any games.
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- Forgrave, Reid (November 17, 2017). "FGCU's Brandon Goodwin trades troubled past for bright future at Dunk City". CBSSports.com. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- Soffian, Seth (February 14, 2017). "Alpha dog: Brandon Goodwin the star FGCU almost didn't have". The News-Press. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- Hays, Chris (March 15, 2017). "UCF transfer Brandon Goodwin returns to Orlando with Florida Gulf Coast". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- Caldwell, Dana (March 11, 2017). "Time of his life: Interesting journey of FGCU's Goodwin". The News-Press. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- "College basketball: FGCU's Brandon Goodwin takes name out of NBA Draft". Naples Daily News. May 24, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- "FGCU's Goodwin grabs @ASUNMBB top honor; postseason awards announced" (Press release). Atlantic Sun Conference. February 25, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
- "Grizzlies' Brandon Goodwin: Gets camp deal from Grizzlies". CBS Sports. September 4, 2018. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
- "Grizzlies sign Brandon Goodwin". NBA.com. September 4, 2018. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
- "Memphis Grizzlies finalize 2018-19 regular season roster". NBA.com. October 13, 2018. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
- "Memphis Hustle announce 2018-19 Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. October 20, 2018. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
- "Denver Nuggets Sign Brandon Goodwin". NBA.com. November 29, 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
- "Denver Nuggets Sign Nick Young, Waive Brandon Goodwin". NBA.com. December 10, 2018. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
- Langham, Geoff (December 13, 2018). "Brandon Goodwin returns to Memphis Hustle". NBA.com. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
- "Denver Nuggets Sign Brandon Goodwin, Waive DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell". NBA.com. December 16, 2018. Retrieved December 17, 2018.