Utah's Major Rebuild: Where Will Donovan Mitchell Go and What Will the Jazz Get?


It looks as though the New York Knicks is the team that's most likely to land shooting guard Donovan Mitchell. However, as of yet, nothing is set in stone. Most reports are suggesting that he could still start the upcoming 2022/23 NBA season in a Utah Jazz shirt, which could see things getting awkward.

It appears as though Mitchell wasn't the person to initiate the move. Instead, he has hinted that the decision was made by the people who control the strings at his current club.

Where is Donovan Mitchell likely to go?

According to reports, the New York Knicks is the team where Mitchell is most likely to end up, but exactly when this will happen is still anybody's guess. Other reports suggest that there's also a chance that the Oklahoma City Thunder could swoop in and get Mitchell. If you're looking to place a wager on where you think he might end up, or for basketball betting in general for the upcoming 2022/23 season, NBA betting on Unibet Sportsbook might be one of your best options.

Who is Donovan Mitchell?

Donovan Mitchell is an American men's professional basketball player and is the current shooting guard for the Utah Jazz. The 25-year-old was born in Elmsford, New York, in September 1996, and he stands at 6 ft 1 in. He first made the NBA draft in the 13th pick of the first round in 2017, and he has played for The Jazz since going pro.

He has been an NBA All-Star player on three separate occasions (2020, 2021, and 2022), and he was the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion in 2018. His career high so far occurred in December 2017, when he scored a total of 41 points against the New Orleans Pelicans, in which The Jazz won 114-108. Not only did he become the highest-scoring rookie in a Jazz shirt in that game, plus he also became the first NBA rookie to score this many points since Blake Griffin netted as many just over ten years ago (in 2011).

Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz plays in the Northwest Division in the Western Conference, and they play their home games at the Vivint Arena. The team plays in key black, spotlight yellow, grey, purple and white, and some of the most iconic names in this team's history are Karl Malone, John Stockton, Adrian Dantley, Mark Eaton, Jeff Malone, Pete Maravich, Darrell Griffith, and Deron Williams. Since forming in 1974, they have won two conference titles and 11 division titles.

New York Knicks

The New York Knicks is one of the most iconic teams in NBA history. Some of the most famous names to have played for this team are Patrick Ewing, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed, Earl Monroe, Bernard King, Dave DeBusschere, Harry Gallatin, and Charles Oakley. They play in the Eastern Conference in the Atlantic Division, and they formed back in 1946. The team plays in royal blue, orange, silver and black, and they play their home games at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Throughout the years, the New York Knicks have won the NBA Championships on two separate occasions (1970 and 1973), the Eastern Conference title on four separate occasions (1972, 1973, 1994, and 1999), and the division titles on eight separate occasions, to name just a few of their highlights. Could this be the team where Mitchell can continue his emphatic rise to the top? We should find out very soon.

If you were to put your money on him joining the Knicks, at the time of writing, many of the top sports betting sites have him priced at around +175 to join them. In UK fractional odds, it equates to 7/4, and in European decimal odds, it equates to 2.75. Don't forget that the odds will vary slightly from one site to the next, plus they could change at any time of the day without warning based on new information coming to light.

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