According to Shams Charania, Donovan Mitchell made the NBA All-Rookie team.
NBA All-Rookie teams:— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 22, 2018
First team: Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum, Kyle Kuzma, Lauri Markkanen.
Second team: Dennis Smith Jr., Lonzo Ball, John Collins, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Josh Jackson.
The First team also includes: Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Kyle Kuzma (LA Lakers) and Lauri Markkanen (Chicago Bulls). A special congratulations to Kyle Kuzma who is of University of Utah fame.
This should be the first of possibly two accolades for Donovan Mitchell this summer. On June 25th, the NBA holds their award show hosted on TNT. Mitchell is a finalist for the Rookie of the Year award.
Here is a breakdown of the voting:
Mitchell is not the only Jazz rookie receiving votes. Royce O’Neal received 4 second team votes.
Again, congratulations to Donovan. He has made this year incredible for Jazz fans. Rookie sensation, Donovan Mitchell has brought an excitement to this team and market that has not been seen in years.