If the NBA’s rumor mill has any truth in it, Donovan Mitchell’s days with the Utah Jazz are numbered.
There’s every reason to believe they are. The Jazz had a horribly disappointing 2021-22 season. They finished with an acceptable 49 wins and lost to the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs.
For a veteran team with championship aspirations, that won’t suffice.
Meanwhile, the Philadelphia 76ers can’t be satisfied either. Granted, they advanced a round in the playoffs, but they had their sights set on higher than a second-round exit. Without the firepower to get past the Miami Heat, they’re likely to pursue impact players this offseason.
LATEST NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Donovan Mitchell Eyeing Trade To Either Hawks Or Heat
In other words, a Mitchell-to-Philly framework is plausible. We know that Philadelphia 76ers general manager Daryl Morey will pursue stars at all costs. Could he pair Mitchell in a backcourt with James Harden?
Here are two trade packages that allow him to do exactly that.