Cleveland Cavaliers trade Lauri Markkanen in a package for Donovan Mitchell

2022-09-01 19:55
Credit: 2022 Getty Images-SCANPIX
Credit 2022 Getty Images-SCANPIX

The Donovan Mitchell trade saga is over.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN, the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading Lauri Markkanen, Ochair Agbaji, Collin Sexton, three unprotected first-round picks and two pick swaps to Utah Jazz for Donovan Mitchell.

Sexton, meanwhile, has agreed to a sign-and-trade deal to join Utah. It's set to be a four-year $72 million deal.

Donovan Mitchell

Donovan  Mitchell
Position: PG, SG
Age: 25
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 91 kg
Birth place: United States of America

The Jazz have already traded Rudy Gobert this summer to the Minnesota Timberwolves. In return, Minnesota transferred its 2023, 2025, and 2027 unprotected first-round picks and a top-5 protected 2029 pick to Utah.

Mitchell averaged 25.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 5.3 assists for the Jazz last season. He's a three-time All-Star, making the event in the years 2020-2022.


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