Donovan Mitchell is dazzling for the Jazz, making the Nuggets’ draft-night trade look worse.

This won’t help.

Denver traded down from No. 13 to No. 24, allowing Utah to get Mitchell. The Nuggets netted Trey Lyles, who’s quietly having a career year, in the deal. But Lydon has been mostly limited to the NBA’s minor league, and now, he won’t even play there.