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In his impending return to Salt Lake City this Tuesday, Donovan Mitchell hopes for nothing but love from the Utah Jazz faithful.

Set to make his comeback to Utah for the first time since being traded last offseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers star admitted that he is unsure of what he’ll receive, but reiterates that positivity might reign given the memories and feats they’ve shared.

“I don’t know what the response will be. I hope it’s cheers,” Mitchell said, courtesy of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “We did a lot of great things there. Obviously, we didn’t accomplish our end goal. But I had a lot of positives despite not winning a championship. That’s not easy. Only one team does it. We had five cracks at it, and we missed.”

Mitchell landed in Utah back in the 2017 NBA Draft and proceeded to lead them as a rising star in a remarkable 2018 Playoff finish. Since then, the club was consistently able to appear in the postseason stage for the next four years, with him being their primary offensive weapon.

But amid their frequent appearance in the playoffs, the Jazz wasn’t able to grasp a relative and much deeper run. In the five-year partnership of both Mitchell and the Jazz, they failed to reach the Conference Finals arena.

Despite all of the shortcomings that happened, Mitchell is certainly proud of being a Jazzman for once in his career, as he can only hope for nothing but success for the franchise as they move forward separately.

“I hope it’s cheers. But I don’t know what the response will be. We did a lot of great things there”