Donovan Mitchell is a six-foot-one guard who plays for Utah Jazz in the NBA. Mitchell was born on September 7, 1996, in Elmsford, New York, and his parents are Nicole and Donovan Sr. The talented point guard went down as the 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Mitchell attended initially Canterbury School, where he developed interests in basketball and baseball. He suffered an injury during his sophomore year while playing baseball and then took his talents to Brewster Academy, a high school in New Hampshire.
After taking part in the Jordan Brand Classic as a senior, Mitchell committed to play for the University of Louisville. He was in the rotation as a freshman but quickly gained starting rights in his sophomore year.
Mitchell wears jersey #45 as a tribute to Michael Jordan, who used to don the number in his baseball playing years. Furthermore, Mitchell averaged 15.6 points as a sophomore and decided to forego his remaining years to join the NBA.
Mitchell’s talents are hard to be ignored as he’s a shooting genius. The talented guard has been designed to perfection in the latest NBA 2K21 game, and he’s given an overall rating of 88.
The Denver Nuggets initially selected Donovan Mitchell with the 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft but later traded him to the Utah Jazz. The team signed him up on a four-year deal, and the young point guard even received a sneaker deal from Adidas.
Mitchell took over as a starter right from his rookie year and showcased his immense talents on the big stage. He wowed fans by winning the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest in his maiden appearance and later made the All-Rookie First team.
The Jazz saw Mitchell and Gobert team up to form an effective partnership on the court. The former took little time settling into the league and burst onto the scene as a sophomore. He averaged 23.5 points during the 2018/19 regular-season and notched up a career-high performance of 46 points during the season finale.
The Jazz enjoyed a decent run to the playoffs in 2020, where Mitchell set scoring records. He became just the third player after Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson to record two 50-pt games in a single playoff series when he achieved the feat against Denver Nuggets in the first round.
NBA All-Star (2020)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018)
NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2018)
First-team All-ACC (2017)
Mitchell is one of the most exciting talents the league has produced in recent years. He has transformed into a clutch scorer and has developed a priceless shooting arm. Currently, in the 2020-21 season, he is averaging 23.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game.
Mitchell cashed in big during the 2020 offseason. He signed a five-year rookie extension with the Jazz and will earn $163,000,590, but the sum can reach as far as $195 million through incentives.
Mitchell just signed a massive five-year deal with the Jazz. His career-earnings through salary till the 2021 season will be $14,336,786. Celebrity Net Worth estimates his value at $20 million.
Moreover, Mitchell has a running endorsement deal with sneaker brand Adidas. He will earn anywhere between five to fifteen million dollars per year as part of his contract.
Mitchell is an active member in giving back to society. He made a donation of $45,000 to an education fund, the profit from the sales of his new signature shoe with Adidas.
Mitchell represents the Adidas family when it comes to sneakers. He’s one of the leading members of the brand’s NBA family and recently sported the ‘Adidas D.O.N. Issue #2,’ his signature kicks.
Dating Deja Lighty
|NBA Championship Rings|| |
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
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6 ft 8 in (2.08 m)
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