Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz Players Celebrate Guard’s Reported Contract Extension
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Donovan Mitchell and his teammates celebrated following reports that the Utah Jazz guard had signed a five-year, max contract extension.
On Sunday, November 22, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Mitchell and the Jazz agreed to a $195 million deal that will keep the NBA All-Star in Salt Lake City for the foreseeable future.
After the news of his extension, Mitchell and his teammates reacted to the news, including posts on social media.
Mitchell’s sister, Jordan, shared a video of the Jazz shared celebrating by jumping into a pool with the words “earned not given.”
.@spidadmitchell after signing his $196M deal 😂
(via jordannmitchell_/Instagram) pic.twitter.com/8or3sYpQG4
— ESPN (@espn) November 22, 2020
Utah Jazz players react to Donovan Mitchell’s extension
After news of Mitchell’s deal broke, multiple of his teammates shared their excitement on social media.
Jazz forward Royce O’Neale tweeted, “Let’s goooooooo @spidadmitchell well deserved.”
Let’s goooooooo @spidadmitchell well deserved 🙏🏾💫‼️
— Royce O'Neale (@BucketsONeale00) November 22, 2020
Utah guard Mike Conley shared O’Neale’s excitement.
— Mike Conley (@MCONLEY10) November 22, 2020
Jazz forward Georges Niang posted,” Congrats @spidadmitchell well deserved for sure!!”
— Georges Niang (@GeorgesNiang20) November 22, 2020
Utah guard Miye Oni wrote, “yesssssir! @spidadmitchell.”
— miye (@PrinceOni13) November 22, 2020
Mitchell and the Jazz will start the 2020-21 NBA season in late December.
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