The NBA world was just set on fire with some blockbuster trade news involving three-time All-Star Donovan Mitchell.
ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a real “Woj Bomb” on Thursday afternoon, announcing the Cleveland Cavaliers’ acquisition of Mitchell in an enormous trade with the Utah Jazz.
The NBA world scrambled to Twitter to react to this news.
“Wow! I saw rumors and the Cavs as a goal but I didn’t think this could occur!” one fan wrote.
“Have a good time in Ohio, Diva Mitchell,” one other said.
“Well there goes that. Very interested to see what Ainge got from the Cavs. Knicks may have to proceed to be patient in the method and use our assets for another person down the road,” one other added.
“The East goes to be stacked this yr,” one other wrote.
Follow-up reports from Wojnarowski revealed the complete details of the trade:
“Utah is trading Donovan Mitchell to Cleveland for Lauri Markkanen, Ochair Agbaji, Collin Sexton, three unprotected first-round picks and two pick swaps.”
Mitchell is coming off his third straight All-Star season, averaging 25.9 points, 5.3 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game in 2021-22.
Retaining young stars Evan Mobley, Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen, the new-look Cavs ought to be a much-improved squad with Mitchell on the roster next season.