Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell is heading to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a blockbuster deal, sources instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday.
The Jazz are receiving Lauri Markkanen, Ochai Agbaji, Collin Sexton and Cleveland’s unprotected first-round picks in 2025, 2027 and 2029 in addition to choose swaps in 2026 and 2028, sources stated.
Sexton will signal a four-year, $72 million absolutely assured deal as a part of a sign-and-trade settlement with Utah, Wealthy Paul of Klutch Sports activities instructed ESPN.
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) September 1, 2022
Mitchell, a three-time All-Star who will flip 26 subsequent week, joins a promising younger core of Darius Garland, Evan Mobley and Jarrett Allen in Cleveland. All 4 gamers are locked up long-term, with Mitchell underneath contract for the subsequent three seasons.
The Jazz, in the meantime, stay dedicated to a rebuild began in July with the commerce of All-Star middle Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves for 5 first-round picks. Utah has now gathered 13 unprotected or frivolously protected picks via 2029.