Report: Jazz, Mitchell agree to five-year, $195M max rookie extension
Donovan Mitchell is reportedly the latest NBA star to land a max contract.
According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the all-star guard and the Utah Jazz have agreed to a five-year, $195M designated rookie max extension
The deal is guaranteed for $163M and could increase to the $195M by meeting the All-NBA criteria for the 2020-2021 season. https://t.co/llOeo4t1Xl— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 22, 2020
Wojnarowski adds that the deal is guaranteed for $163 million and could increase to the $195 million if Mitchell meets the All-NBA criteria for the upcoming season.
Mitchell, 24, has starred for the Jazz since the team acquired him in a draft day trade with the Denver Nuggets. In each of his three previous seasons, Mitchell averaged over 20 points per game. This past season, he produced a career-best 24.0 points and 4.3 assists en route to being named an all-star.