Posted: December 7, 2012

Diante Garrett’s father asks him every day whether or not he’s working hard.

As undrafted rookie that has a non-guaranteed contract, Garrett and his father know that a career in the NBA is fragile. Garrett knows this because he can be placed on the inactive list one night, and dressing for a game the next night.

His father, Dick, knows because he played in the NBA himself.