Former Iowa State guard Diante Garrett signs with Promitheas Patras


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Guard Diante Garrett goes up for a shot during the second half of the game against Texas Southern. Garrett and Scott Christopherson lead the team in scoring with a total of 16 points for each of them.

Sam Stuve

Former Iowa State guard Diante Garrett has found a new team to play for.

Early Friday morning, Garrett signed with Promitheas Patra BC in Patras, Greece.

Promitheas Patra BC is a member of the Greek League and compete in the EuroCup, the second-highest level league in Europe. 

In the 2019-20 season, Promitheas Patra finished fourth out of 14 in the Greek League with a 12-7 record, finished runner-up in the Greek Cup and advanced to the top 16 of the EuroCup season before it was cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Garrett spent two years in the NBA, one with the Phoenix Suns in 2012-13 season and one with the Utah Jazz in the 2013-14 season, averaging 3.2 points in his NBA career.

Overseas, Garrett has played for four teams, JSF Nanterre (France) in the 2011-12 and KK Zagreb (Croatia) for a portion of the 2011-12 season, before making in the NBA and D-League from 2012-15.

Then Garrett Maccabi Ashdod in Israel for the 2015-16 season, Alvark Tokyo (Japan) for the 2016-17 season, Auxilium Pallacanestro Torino in Italy for the 2017-18 and Tofas in the 2018-19 season in Turkey.

For Tofas in the 2018-19 season, Garrett averaged 16.5 points per game and 6.2 while grabbing three rebounds per game and shooting 57.8 percent from the floor according to

At Iowa State (2007-11), Garrett averaged 10.7 points per game and 4.8 assists per game. 

Garrett was a All-Big 12 AP and Coaches Team after the 2010-11 season, after averaging 17.3 points and 6.1 assists per game in that season.

With FIAT Torino, in the 2017-18 season Garrett won a championship as the team won the Italian Cup.