Donovan Mitchell has reportedly agreed to a max extension with the Utah Jazz.
According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Mitchell's deal will guarantee him $163 million over five years. It could increase up to $195 million if he meets All-NBA criteria this upcoming season, Wojnarowski adds.
The deal is guaranteed for $163M and could increase to the $195M by meeting the All-NBA criteria for the 2020-2021 season. https://t.co/llOeo4t1Xl- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 22, 2020
The No. 13 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mitchell is coming off of a season in which he averaged a career-best 24.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game while shooting 44.9 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from 3-point range. Those numbers helped Mitchell earn the first All-Star selection of his career.
Mitchell led the Jazz to the sixth seed in the Western Conference with a 44-28 record. They lost in seven games in the first round to the Denver Nuggets, but Mitchell dominated with an average of 36.3 points per game.
Mitchell had two 50-point games in the series, making him only the fourth player in NBA history to have multiple 50-point games in a playoff series.
🔥 MITCHELL x MURRAY- NBA (@NBA) October 27, 2020
🔥 2x 50-PT games each
🔥 7-game series
Relive the HISTORIC NBA Playoffs duel between Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) and Jamal Murray (@BeMore27)! #BESTofNBARestart pic.twitter.com/xaEcQE1Qas
Having only recently turned 24, Mitchell is widely considered to be one of the best young prospects in the NBA.
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