Every NBA team wants star players. Simply put, they win games. With that said, not every team is willing to pay the price it costs to land one.
That price is always exorbitant. After all: every NBA team wants star players. Why would they give them away at a discount?
That dynamic seems to be defining negotiations between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz. The Jazz have an incentive to move on from Donovan Mitchell and to be sure, the Knicks have an incentive to land him.
Still, there would have to be a number of first-round picks that New York would deem too substantial to part with.
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With all that being said – where there’s a will, there is typically a way in the National Basketball Association. If these two sides can’t reach an agreement, perhaps bringing a third team into the fold would help them conclude their conversations.
Here’s a deal that finds a new way to land Mitchell in the Big Apple.