Nba Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Thought Donovan Mitchell Was Heading To New York Knicks

The New York Knicks Were Close To Agreeing A Deal With The Utah Jazz For Donovan Mitchell On Several Occasions This Offseason.

However In A Surprising Turn Of Events The 3X All-Star Got Traded To The Cleveland Cavaliers On Thursday (September 1).

According To Espn'S Adrian Wojnarowski The Cavaliers Re-Engaged

With The Jazz After New York Signed Rj Barrett To An Extension. Until

Then Even The Cavs Thought Mitchell Would'Ve Landed With The Knicks This Offseason.

The New York Knicks Were Reportedly The Frontrunners In The Donovan

Mitchell Sweepstakes. They Had Eight Tradeable First-Round Picks And Multiple Young Players That The Utah Jazz Wanted.

However New York Failed To Match Utah'S Expectations During Most Of

Their Conversations. The Knicks Only Agreed To Part Ways With Two