NBA Rumors: Several Teams Calling Jazz In Efforts To Land Donovan Mitchell

With the departure of head coach Quin Snyder, the vultures are circling around the Utah Jazz, hoping to pluck one of their star players while the team is in flux. 

According to Tony Jones of The Athletic, "League sources say multiple teams have called the Jazz to inquire about the trade availability of Mitchell." And each time, says Jones, the answer has been a firm 'No.'

Mitchell and his co-star in Utah, Rudy Gobert, have been famously at odds for the last couple of years, with a number of rumors claiming that the team is only big enough for one of them, and that one or the other wants out

But the Jazz have made it clear to anyone who comes calling looking for Mitchell, that they are intent on building around the 3-team All-Star. He finished this past season with 26 points per game, along with 5.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.5 steals.

Jones goes on to say that the only thing that could possibly pry Spida lose from the Jazz's grip, is "a monstrous offer." And even then, he says, "they simply have no intention of trading him."

Where that leaves Gobert, the rim-protecting defensive standout, is anybody's guess. According to Jones, there is "some sort of availability" there.

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