Donovan Mitchell agrees to max rookie extension with Jazz

Donovan Mitchell agrees to max rookie extension with Jazz

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has agreed to the five-year, $195 million designated rookie maximum extension to stay with the franchise. According to ESPN's Bobby Marks, the fifth year will be a player option.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski/Twitter

ANALYSIS: Mitchell has emerged as one of the best under-25 players in the league as the go-to scorer in Utah. In his third season, the shooting guard averaged a career-high 24.0 points per game on career-best shooting splits (44.9 FG%, 36.6 3P%, 86.3 FT%). 

Mitchell becomes the second rookie of the 2020 offseason to agree to a maximum extension, joining De'Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings.

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