Donovan Mitchell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bojan Bogdanovic beats Donovan Mitchell to epic Jazz record never done before

    Clutch Points "It’s probably a safe statement to make that Donovan Mitchell is the best perimeter scorer in the history of the Utah Jazz. Pete Maravich didn’t have a 3-point line, and while Karl Malone probably put up better raw numbers, he wasn’t as well-rounded as Mitchell..." May 08

  • Jazz star Donovan Mitchell’s injury recovery gets critical update, clearer timetable

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz have provided a timely update on the status of All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell. By the looks of things, however, it looks like the 24-year-old has already played in his final regular-season game. According to the official Twitter page of the..." May 07

  • Donovan Mitchell To Miss At Least One More Week

    Hoops Rumors "Jazz star Donovan Mitchell will miss at least one more week as he continues to recover from a sprained ankle, according to Tony Jones of The Athletic (Twitter link). Mitchell was re-evaluated by the team’s medical staff on Saturday. Utah is tied with Phoenix for..." May 01

  • The MVP cases for, and against, Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert

    The Athletic "If straw polls and chatter around the league are to be believed, it seems as if Nikola Jokic has a direct line to the NBA’s Most Valuable Player trophy. There is some competition, such as Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Golden State’s Stephen Curry. But..." April 27

  • Donovan Mitchell Clone Davion Mitchell Floated as Potential Kemba Walker Replacement

    Heavy "Kemba Walker is coming off arguably one of his best games ever as a member of the Boston Celtics. The four-time All-Star matched a season-high with 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the field on Thursday, leading the C’s to a 99-86 victory over the Phoenix Suns — owners of..." April 23

  • Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell gets encouraging update on ankle injury

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell will not be out for long as his MRI on the right ankle sprain that he sustained on Friday night against the Indiana Pacers reportedly didn’t show any signs of structural damage. Due to the situation, he is expected to be..." April 17

  • Jazz's Donovan Mitchell suffers right ankle sprain vs. Pacers

    NBA.com "Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell was helped off the court after suffering a right ankle sprain during the third quarter of Friday’s contest against the Indiana Pacers. He did not return. " April 16

  • Donovan Mitchell fired up by Joe Ingles' trash talk

    ESPN "NBA games are usually full of chatter on the court. But some of the things the Sacramento Kings said to Joe Ingles made Donovan Mitchell take notice. Ingles can talk trash with the best of them, and it gets him going, but Mitchell turned his indignation..." April 11

  • Ranking the NBA's Best Duos This Season

    Bleacher Report "Ranking the NBA's best duos in any given season is not for the faint of heart. So let's live on the wild side, shall we? Hashing out a pecking order is an inexact process. Rooting out subjection entirely isn't possible. Success is open to..." April 07

  • Rudy Gobert vocal on Donovan Mitchell’s decision to sit out after Jazz’s flight mishap

    Clutch Points "Recently after the Utah Jazz’s narrow 111-107 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert was quoted as stating the following about his teammate Donovan Mitchell’s decision not to join the team in Memphis: That comfort, of course, comes at..." April 03

  • Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell to resume flying

    Sportsnaut "Saying he understands he has a job to so, Utah Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell will resume flying with the team after opting out of a trip this week following an emergency on a team flight. Mitchell’s chronic fear of flying was exacerbated Tuesday when the Jazz’s..." April 02

  • Donovan Mitchell, Jazz teammates react to scary team plane incident

    Clutch Points "It was earlier reported on Tuesday that the Utah Jazz team plane had to take an emergency landing after hitting a flock of birds. Fortunately, everyone on board came out of the incident unscathed. Players from the Jazz have since sent out their reactions to what..." March 30

  • Rudy Gobert issues challenge to Donovan Mitchell amid Jazz title aspirations

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert knows a thing or two about defense. After all, the Frenchman — aptly nicknamed “The Stifle Tower” — is a two-time NBA Defensive “Player of the Year” (2018, 2019) and four-time NBA All-Defensive First..." March 27

  • Donovan Mitchell: Rumor of 'unsalvageable' relationship with Rudy Gobert helped Jazz come together

    Uproxx "It was exactly a year ago Thursday that the NBA world, and subsequently the sports world, came to a halt following Rudy Gobert’s positive test for COVID-19. The wake of that positive test saw the NBA and every other sports league shut down as it served as one of the first big..." March 11

  • Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell responds to LeBron James’ All-Star Draft diss

    Clutch Points "The 2021 NBA All-Star Draft that took place on Thursday concluded with the two All-Stars from the Utah Jazz being taken with the final two picks. After LeBron James explained why members of the Jazz were selected last, Donovan..." March 07

  • Donovan Mitchell, Joe Ingles take Jazz fines in stride with jokes

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell is making light of his recent fine, with the help of teammate Joe Ingles. Ingles quoted the announcement both Mitchell and Jazz center Rudy Gobert had been fined for criticizing officials following a loss to..." March 05

  • Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert fined for comments made about NBA officiating

    Deseret News "As expected, Utah Jazz franchise cornerstones Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert have been fined by the NBA following the comments they made criticizing officials after their 131-123 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. Mitchell has been fined $25,000 and..." March 05

  • Donovan Mitchell won't like the NBA's review of the Sixers OT win

    Yahoo! Sports "The verdict is in on the officiating in the 76ers-Jazz game. Was Donovan Mitchell right?  Well, yes and no. The NBA released its "Last Two Minutes" report – a complete review of all the calls and no-calls that were made by the..." March 05

  • Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert say NBA officiating is getting out of hand

    Deseret News "The Utah Jazz lost, 131-123, in overtime to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night in a game that was chippy and filled with controversy. But the controversy didn’t end with the final buzzer. Donovan Mitchell, who was ejected from the game after being assessed two separate..." March 04

  • Donovan Mitchell clowned by teammate Joe Ingles

    Clutch Points "Donovan Mitchell has become one of the players in the NBA that Shaquille O’Neal has heavily criticized, leading fans to defend the talented guard for the Utah Jazz. After leading the Jazz to a victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, Joe Inglespoked fun at..." February 28

  • Donovan Mitchell’s 2-word reaction to Jazz’s tough loss vs. Heat

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz superstar Donovan Mitchell refused to dwell on his team’s disappointing 124-116 defeat to the surging Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena on Friday. Instead of sulking about it, Spida offered a short yet straight-to-the-point..." February 27

  • Jazz star Donovan Mitchell shows ultimate respect for Patrick Beverley

    Clutch Points "Donovan Mitchell had a hard time in the Utah Jazz’s 116-112 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, and it’s all because of Patrick Beverley. While one would quickly think of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George as the..." February 20

  • Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert campaign managers for Mike Conley’s All-Star bid

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley has been one of the league’s most underrated and underappreciated players for several seasons now. He’s been a borderline All-Star during his years with the Memphis Grizzlies. But for some reason, the 33-year-old playmaker..." February 20

  • Shaquille O'Neal Deserves No Credit For Donovan Mitchell's Excellence

    The Big Lead "The Utah Jazz defeated the Boston Celtics last night, 122-108. Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points on 12-of-23 shooting, adding another outstanding performance to a season chock-full of them. The Jazz have lost one game since January 8. Utah's combination of..." February 10

  • Donovan Mitchell reacts to Utah school offering 'opt-out' of Black History Month

    It's Game 7 "A Utah school’s controversial policy on Black History Month has prompted Jazz star Donovan Mitchell to come out and offer his take on the entire situation. According to Antonia Noori Farzan of the Washington Post, Maria Montessori Academy in North Ogden, Utah, gave parents..." February 08

  • What impresses Donovan Mitchell the most regarding Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball

    Clutch Points "Charlotte Hornets rookie LaMelo Ball had the best game of his young NBA career on Friday, with the 19-year-old coming out with an astounding 34-point career-high performance against the Utah Jazz. This left more than a few folks wide-eyed, which as it turns out, includes..." February 06

  • Rudy Gobert Had 'Very Honest Conversation' with Donovan Mitchell to Clear Air

    SI "In an interview with The Athletic's Sam Amick, Jazz center Rudy Gobert opened up about repairing his relationship with his All-Star teammate Donovan Mitchell. In March, Jazz center Rudy Gobert became the first NBA player to test positive for COVID-19 and subsequently infected..." February 03

  • Donovan Mitchell receives Offseason NBA Cares Community Assist Award

    Sportress of Blogitude "  Donovan Mitchell has been in the headlines recently due a controversy completely out of his control. The Utah Jazz superstar continues to generate news, but the latest headlines are for all the right reasons.   The NBA announced this week that Mitchell..." January 29

  • Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell placed in concussion protocol, out vs. Dallas Mavericks

    ESPN "Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell will not play in Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks after he was placed in the concussion protocol, the team announced. The Jazz said it was not immediately clear when Mitchell suffered the injury. He played 34..." January 27

  • Utah Politician Enters House Bill Blasting Shaquille O'Neal To Back Off Donovan Mitchell

    TMZ "A Utah politician ain't happy with Shaquille O'Neal's harsh treatment of Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell -- so she introduced a resolution TRASHING the NBA Hall of Famer for everything from "Kazaam" to "Shaq Fu." ... and it's..." January 26

  • Shaquille O'Neal doubles down on criticism of Donovan Mitchell

    CBS Sports "Shaquille O'Neal has never been particularly supportive of the generation of players that followed him. Feuds with other big men like Dwight Howard, JaVale McGee and Rudy Gobert have become common for the current TNT broadcaster and Hall of Fame center, but his..." January 25

  • Shaquille O’Neal sends angry DM to artist who created image of Donovan Mitchell dunking on him

    Clutch Points "“Inside the NBA” analyst Shaquille O’Neal made waves when he told Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell to his face during an interview on TNT that he has questions about the 24-year-old being able to take his game to the next level. The awkward..." January 25

  • Ricky Rubio calls out Shaquille O'Neal for ‘hating’ on Donovan Mitchell

    Larry Brown Sports "Ricky Rubio is standing up for one of his former teammates. The Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday by a 129-118 final. After the contest, Donovan Mitchell gave an interview to TNT’s “Inside the NBA” and received a criticism from Shaquille..." January 23

  • LeBron James, Kevin Durant snap back at ‘old heads’ hating on NBA stars

    Clutch Points "As athletes who play a sport watched by millions around the world, NBA players are no strangers to criticism, whether they are made by strangers online or by fellow players. Some even welcome criticism at times as they look to improve and become better versions of themselves. However,..." January 22

  • Shaquille O'Neal engages Donovan Mitchell in awkward interview

    Yahoo! Sports "Leave it to Shaquille O’Neal to bring down a postgame interview. O’Neal put Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell in an awkward spot on Thursday night after a 129-118 win against the New Orleans Pelicans that extended the Jazz’s..." January 22

  • Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell blasts teammates for Call of Duty slight, Mike Conley responds

    Clutch Points "Donovan Mitchell is usually the first option on offense for the Utah Jazz. But when it comes to playing Call of Duty with his teammates, The Spidah is actually last in the pecking order. That hilarious fact was revealed by the All-Star guard himself on Twitter, as he called..." January 10

  • Rudy Gobert reflects on ‘weird’ return to OKC after COVID-19 saga

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz duo of Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell recently took a trip down memory lane as they returned to face the Oklahoma City Thunder which was the same team that they were set to play back on March 11 before the league was abruptly suspended due..." December 29

  • Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell reacts to Rudy Gobert’s extension after beef last season

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz inked Rudy Gobert to a massive extension on Sunday morning, making him the third highest-paid player in the NBA. Following Gobert’s extension, Donovan Mitchell gave his reaction to his teammate’s deal after both of them had a slight..." December 20

  • Donovan Mitchell teams with Adidas to donate $200,000 in sneaker sales to Black students at Louisville

    Clutch Points "Donovan Mitchell just finished cashing in big on his rookie-scale max extension late in November, and now he’s once again leading the charge in giving back to the community. The 24-year-old has been seen accomplishing random acts of kindness during his time in the NBA, and this time..." December 17

  • Dwyane Wade reacts to Donovan Mitchell’s $12 million pledge to his former school

    Clutch Points "Retired NBA superstar Dwyane Wade was an extremely charitable guy throughout his illustrious career. He recently applauded today’s generation of NBA players for continuing to share their blessings to those in need. The three-time champion was extremely pleased with Utah..." December 05

  • Donovan Mitchell and his family pledge record $12 million to Jazz star’s former school

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz shooting guard Donovan Mitchell and family have pledged a record $12 million to Greenwich Country Day School in Connecticut. Mitchell and his mother, Nicole, are setting up separate scholarship and faculty support funds to assist both students and teachers at..." December 04

  • Donovan Mitchell admits he was ‘in shock’ after rookie year success

    Clutch Points "Utah Jazz star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell didn’t expect to have as good of a rookie season as he did. When talking about his first NBA season and how fast he has risen in the league, he said, in an interview with Sarah Todd of the Deseret News, it was as..." November 29

  • Donovan Mitchell Talks Extension With Jazz

    Hoops Rumors "Earlier this week, the Jazz officially extended franchise cornerstone Donovan Mitchell on a five-year, designated rookie max extension that could be worth up to $195MM. It was a major move for Utah, ensuring that the 2017 first-round pick will remain with the..." November 28

  • Donovan Mitchell Sparks Heated Debate Over UNO Rules With One Simple Question

    Total Pro Sports "Playing card games with friends and family can be serious business and even start heated arguments if different people have their own set of rules for certain games. The holiday season is particularly fertile ground for heated debates, as Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell found out this..." November 27

  • Donovan Mitchell Goes Wild After Signing $195 Mil Deal

    TMZ "THIS IS EXACTLY HOW YOU CELEBRATE SIGNING A $195 MILLION NBA CONTRACT!! Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell was so fired up the moment the deal was done over the weekend, he ripped off his shirt and dove right into the pool ... with his socks still on his..." November 24

  • Donovan Mitchell Agrees To Max Extension With Jazz

    ESPN "Utah Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell has agreed to a five-year, $195 million designated rookie extension, his agents Ty Sullivan and Austin Brown of CAA Sports told ESPN. Mitchell, 24, rapidly developed into one of the most explosive and popular young players in..." November 22