Jazz praise Donovan Mitchell in contract extension announcement

Donovan Mitchell
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The Utah Jazz officially announced the max contract extension of Donovan Mitchell and praised the young star for his work ethic and commitment.

Mitchell and the Jazz agreed to a five-year, max contract extension, worth $196M.

“We are thrilled to be able to ensure that a person and a player like Donovan Mitchell will be with the Jazz organization for the long term.

His work ethic, passion and commitment to winning are all qualities that encapsulate Jazz basketball and ever since he arrived in Utah, Donovan has deepened those values for our team.

We look forward to helping him continue to grow and continue to make a positive impact in our community,” said Jazz Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Dennis Lindsey, via NBA.com.