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    Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    http://www.azcentral.com/sports/suns...s-chances.html

    Really good article. The coach is very complimentary of him.



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    I really hope he can make a career for himself in the NBA! He was a lot of fun to watch!


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Then you go to his profile page and is says: College - Syracuse, Years Pro - 3.

    2012-13 SUNS PLAYER SECTION: DIANTE GARRETT | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE PHOENIX SUNS



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Shows how much I follow the NBA, I had no idea that Wesley Johnson and Diante Garrett are back on the same team together.


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Very cool. To think, if the McDoormat departure/Freddy return had happened a year later, we might not be talking about this at all.

    Congrats to DG


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Quote Originally Posted by jj-cyclones View Post
    Then you go to his profile page and is says: College - Syracuse, Years Pro - 3.

    2012-13 SUNS PLAYER SECTION: DIANTE GARRETT | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE PHOENIX SUNS
    That is so sad right there that it is funny


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Quote Originally Posted by BigLame View Post
    That is so sad right there that it is funny
    I could probably see where the confusion happened. WJ and DG are chatting it up like old friends, someone from marketing/management or whoever is in charge of the website roster asks "Do you two know each other?" and they say "Yeah, we went to the same university"... oh, okay, he must know him from Syracuse then.


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Quote Originally Posted by BigLame View Post
    That is so sad right there that it is funny
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    I could probably see where the confusion happened. WJ and DG are chatting it up like old friends, someone from marketing/management or whoever is in charge of the website roster asks "Do you two know each other?" and they say "Yeah, we went to the same university"... oh, okay, he must know him from Syracuse then.
    I could see that if they didn't have DG listed at 6'7''....just laziness.



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Quote Originally Posted by jj-cyclones View Post
    I could see that if they didn't have DG listed at 6'7''....just laziness.
    Kid put in a growth spurt. He will be deadly at 6'7".


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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    I emailed a friend of mine that works for the Suns and he was able to get DGs profile fixed



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    I love hearing about his success. I hope it keeps on growing.



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Some of you may know that I collect ISU player sports cards, and I just found this one searching for DG: 2012 13 Donruss Elite Diante Garrett Rookie 599 | eBay

    Glad to see he has one, and is a testament to him sticking around the league.



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    Really happy to see him succeed in the NBA, very proud of DG.



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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    This would be nice if he was actually getting to play ...




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    Re: Diante getting opportunity to play for Pheonix

    I hope he makes it.

    It is really difficult for players to establish a long career in the NBA - I'm thinking Wiloughby, Shirley, Blalock, Brackins.

    I read somewhere that 50% of the players who make 1 year of seniority in MLB, never make to 2 years. I'm guessing the NBA might even be harder than that.



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