Donovan Mitchell is a still a member of the Jazz, with NBA trade talks having cooled in August after a flurry of activity early in offseason.
Donovan Mitchell : Trade | Knicks | Contract | Shoes
Mitchell Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and played college basketball for the Louisville Cardinals.
|Born||September 7, 1996
Elmsford, New York, U.S.
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|NBA draft||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall|
He was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft and was traded on draft night to the Utah Jazz.
During his rookie season, Mitchell was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and won the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest. Mitchell is a three-time NBA All-Star.
Mitchell attended Canterbury School in New Milford for his first two years of high school, after having graduated from Greenwich Country Day School likewise in Connecticut.
Donovan Mitchell Trade
Mitchell will likely have a less dramatic return than what the Nets could get for Durant, but there’s no doubt that he could have a similarly massive impact on a ballclub.
Fresh off averaging 25.9 points a game, a tandem of Mitchell and Pascal Siakam would be mouth-watering for Toronto.
The Raptors should make the Jazz an offer that sets them up well for the future and enables them to dip into rebuild mode without selling their soul to acquire Mitchell.
If these two warring desires can converge, a deal that stuns the rest of the NBA world could be struck.
Mitchell has been targeted by teams like the Knicks for as long as there have been rumors about his next destination.
Giving up OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr. might be too steep of a package for the Raptors to cross, but Bleacher Report’s latest trade offer might get a deal done.
It was reported last week that the Jazz, Lakers and New York Knicks had discussed a three-team trade involving both Mitchell and Westbrook, but nothing has come to fruition yet.
While Utah’s three-time All-Star remains in Salt Lake City for now, a host of ESPN insiders still think there’s a strong chance that he ends up with the Knicks.
Following their predictions regarding the top conference finals and NBA Finals contenders on Wednesday, and their projections for every major award winner for the upcoming campaign on Thursday, the team of media members took on another topic Friday.
The insiders made their best guesses for “Team Turnaround,” “Team Turmoil,” and answered the “most pressing questions” involving big-time names in the league.
Along with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets, and Russell Westbrook of the Los Angeles Lakers, the other marquee NBA player who’s been engulfed in constant trade rumors all summer has been Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell.
Donovan Mitchell signed a 5 year / $163,000,300 contract with the Utah Jazz, including $163,000,300 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $32,600,060.
|Contract:||5 yr(s) / $163,000,300|
|Guaranteed at Signing||$163,000,300|
|Signed Using:||Designated Rookie Extension/Bird|
|Free Agent:||2026 / UFA|
In 2022-23, Mitchell will earn a base salary of $30,351,780, while carrying a cap hit of $30,351,780 and a dead cap value of $30,351,780.
The Utah Jazz continued they excellent play in 2022 with Mitchell at the helm.
Mitchell has been averaging close to 26 points a game, 5 assists and 4 rebounds and churning out his usual highflying exploits.
We have see a fair amount of more simple, “team” style versions of the Don Issue. But the shoes synthetic upper allows for a very high degree of personalization, so we have also seen some very wild and unique designs of the shoe as well.
Mitchell has played in a new “Spiderman: No Way Home” edition, a yellow Lego colorway and a paisley infused “Fresh Prince” colorway as well.