Northwest Notes: Garrett, Durant, Wiggins

November 15 2013 at 12:23pm CST By Zach Links

After recapping the Wolves offseason earlier today, let’s take a look at some links out of the Northwest Division..

  • New Jazz guard Diante Garrett made one heck of a first impression in his debut on Wednesday night, writes Jody Genessy of the Deseret News.  The 25-year-old D-League call-up helped lead Utah to a 111-105 over New Orleans on Saturday night.
  • Count Thunder star Kevin Durant among those who are impressed with the top talent in the 2014 draft.  Durant called Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins the “1A” and “1B” players in the class, tweets Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports.  KD says that Parker is the “real deal” and sees Wiggins as a future All-Star and Hall of Famer.
  • While promoting his new book, Jazz legend John Stockton was asked by reporters if he has any plans of returning the organization.  “I wouldn’t rule anything out but I’m enjoying what I’m doing,” said the point guard, according to Steve Luhm of the Salt Lake Tribune (on Twitter).
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