The three time All Star guard Donovan Mitchell is acquired by Cleveland Cavaliers from Utah Jazz on Thursday. As a part of the deal Lauri Markkanen, Colin Sexton and Ochai Agbaji of Cleveland traded to Utah Jazz. A new four year deal and $72 million contract is signed by Sexton.
Mitchel, who is 25 years old, have a great potential and was one the best league’s elite scorers. In the past season Donovan Mitchell had 23.9 points, 4.5 assists and 4.2 rebounds from 45% shooting on the field. With his great performances the Cavaliers won 44 games last season. He was also earned the All-Star game in the third time in a row.
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For months it was rumored that Mitchel would be traded but it becomes true by the help of the New York Knicks. He will play alongside with the All Star center Jarett Allen, forward Evan Mobley and All Star point Guard Darius Garland. They all have the same excellent performances as Mitchel in the past season.