Utah is reportedly in talks with several teams about a potential deal for Donovan Mitchell, but the Knicks have emerged as a “targeted destination.”
Let the Donovan Mitchell watch begin.
A day after the Utah Jazz said they were willing to listen to trade offers for Donovan Mitchell, the New York Knicks appear to be in heavy pursuit, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Jazz and Knicks are discussing a deal that would send Mitchell to New York, sources tell Shams Charania and Tony Jones of The Athletic.
According to The Athletic, the Jazz are in talks with several teams about Mitchell’s deal, but the Knicks have become a “targeted destination.” The two teams have been discussing the framework of the deal in the last 24 hours.
SNY.tv’s Ian Begley reported earlier Wednesday that the Jazz were looking into drafting a draft pick.
If that’s the case, New York can offer up to eight first-round picks for Mitchell: four of their own and four of their own from other teams.
Mitchell, who was born in Elmsford, N.Y. and often spends the offseason in the NYC area, averaged 23.9 points and 4.5 assists during his five-year career with the Jazz and was an All-Star in the past. three seasons.