The Cleveland Cavaliers confirm the signing of Donovan Mitchell

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The Cleveland Cavaliers confirm the signing of Donovan Mitchell

The Cleveland Cavaliers, in which Ricky Rubio, confirmed the signing of Donovan Mitchell, who was announced last Thursday by ESPN.

The Cavaliers signed Mitchell, the star of the Utah Jazz in recent years, in exchange for Collin Sexton, Lauri Markkanen and Ochai Agbaji plus three first-round draft picks.

“The signing of Donovan Mitchell presented us with an incredible opportunity to bring one of the youngest and most dynamic All-Stars in the NBA to Cleveland,” NBA president of basketball operations said in a statement. the Cavaliers, Koby Altman.

“We're excited to see the impact someone of Donovan's caliber can bring to the Cavaliers with his ability to score but also make plays for his teammates,” he added.

Mitchell, who turns 26 next week, joins a young team with great potential that includes All-Star from last year like Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen, other emerging talents like Evan Mobley and veterans with a lot of experience like Kevin Love or Ricky Rubio himself strong>, who returns to Cleveland this season after signing this summer for three seasons.

Mitchell he averaged 25.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists last season with the Jazz.