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Utah Jazz: Diante Garrett following father’s NBA footsteps
Jazz » Backup point guard finally plays in hometown as a pro.

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Afterward, the proud father will have some more words of encouragement.

"We always talk," Diante Garrett said. "After the game, I’m expecting a call or a voicemail or a text message or something from him."

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Jazz at Wizards

At the Verizon Center, Washington D.C.

Tipoff »  Wednesday, 5 p.m.

TV » ROOT Sports

Radio » 1280 AM, 97.5 FM, 960 AM

Records » Jazz 21-39; Wizards 31-29

About the Jazz » On a three-game losing streak after getting blown out Monday by the Bucks. … Center Enes Kanter scored a career-high 27 against Milwaukee. … Beat the Wizards 104-101 earlier this season in Salt Lake City after trailing by 13 in the second quarter.

About the Wizards » Winners of six of their last seven games. … Led by All-Star point guard John Wall, who averages 20 points and 8.7 assists per game. … Acquired former U. of U. guard Andre Miller in a deadline trade with Denver.

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