The Jazz are trading star guard Donovan Mitchell to the Cavaliers for three unprotected first round picks and two pick swaps. Check it out.

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Mitchell was born on September 7, 1996, to parents Donovan Sr. and Nicole in Elmsford, New York. His mother, who is of Panamanian descent, is a teacher and his father is a former Minor League Baseball player.

Donovan Mitchell : Trade news | Cavaliers | Net worth

Career information
High school
  • Canterbury School
    (New Milford, Connecticut)
  • Brewster Academy
    (Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
College Louisville (2015–2017)
NBA draft 2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall

With his father serving as a director of player relations for the New York Mets, Mitchell spent his childhood around Major League Baseball locker rooms.

At seven years old, he looked up to star pitcher of the Mets’ minor-league system Scott Kazmir and later to David Wright, who was the first poster he hung on his wall. Mitchell has one younger sister named Jordan.

He played AAU basketball for both The City and the Riverside Hawks programs out of New York City.

In 2010, Mitchell was present at the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich (Conn.) when LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Miami Heat.

Donovan Mitchell trade news 

The Utah Jazz have completed the demolition stage of their rebuild.

Two months to the day after dealing All-NBA center Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Jazz will trade All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Donovan Mitchell : Trade news | Cavaliers | Net worth

Cleveland will send Collin Sexton, Lauri Markkanen and Ochai Agbaji to Utah in the trade, but that is hardly the haul chief Jazz executive Danny Ainge sought in exchange for Mitchell.

Ainge wanted draft picks, and he got three unprotected first-rounders and two first-round swaps in the deal, according to multiple reports.

The picks coming from the Cavaliers fall in the years 2025, 2027 and 2029, plus swaps in 2026 and 2028, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. The Timberwolves owe the Jazz their first-round picks in 2023, 2025, 2027 and 2029, plus another 2026 swap. Only Minnesota’s 2029 first-round pick is protected (for top five).


The Jazz are trading star guard Donovan Mitchell to the Cavaliers for three unprotected first round picks and two pick swaps, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The unprotected picks are in 2025, 2027 and 2029 with the pick swaps being in 2026 and 2028. 

Donovan Mitchell : Trade news | Cavaliers | Net worth

Sexton is signing a new four-year deal worth $72 million that’s fully guaranteed in the sign-and-trade deal, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania.  

Mitchell averaged 23.9 points, 4.5 assists and 4.2 rebounds this past season on 45% shooting from the field. He was also named to his third straight All-Star Game.

Mitchell was drafted out of Louisville by Utah with the No. 13 pick in the 2017 draft, and with he and Rudy Gobert now gone from the franchise, it appears as though the Jazz are entering a full rebuild. 

Net worth 

Donovan Mitchell is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $20 million.

Donovan Mitchell : Trade news | Cavaliers | Net worth

Net Worth: $20 Million
Date of Birth: Sep 7, 1996 (25 years old)
Place of Birth: Elmsford, New York
Nationality: American

In his first three season in the NBA, Donovan earned a little over $9 million in salary.

In November 2020 he signed a five-year $163 million contract extension with the Utah Jazz.

The contract could be worth as much as $195.6 million depending on performance milestones.

By Rishabh

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