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Donovan Mitchell is considered a superstar after three years in the league. Now, his status as one will also be reflected on his contract, after signing a max deal with the Utah Jazz.
The All-Star guard signed a deal worth $195 million over five years, making him one of the league’s highest-paid players. Mitchell celebrated the occasion by posting a video of himself jumping into a pool.
In his first three seasons, Mitchell has averaged 22.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, four assists, and 1.3 steals per game.
Just this past season, he recorded career-highs in points (24), rebounds (4.4), and assists (4.3) per game.