Utah allocated a ton of money to role players capable of winning a title. But will anything less convince Mitchell to stay in Salt Lake City?
Kyrie Irving can practice with the Nets and sit on the team bench, but he cannot play. If the rules don’t change, he’ll play just 22 regular-season games with a big extension upcoming.
At 21, it’s too early to call Zion a bust, but the 2019 No. 1 pick has played a total of 85 games. And now that he’s eligible for a rookie max extension, the Pelicans must consider all options.