Jazz star Donovan Mitchell He’ll miss at least an extra week as he continues to recover from a sprained ankle, according to Tony Jones of The Athletic (Twitter link). The team’s medical staff reassessed Mitchell on Saturday.
Utah tied with Phoenix for the NBA’s best record at 45-18, losing 21 points to the team on Friday evening. In addition to missing Mitchell, he also played jazz without him Mike Conley (Hamstrings) in the game.
Mitchell, 24, is currently enjoying the best season of his career. The Year 4 goalkeeper averages 26.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists per match, and takes 44% off the floor and 39% of the depth.
Utah 4-3 since Mitchell suffered an injury and upcoming competitions against Toronto on Saturday, plus San Antonio on Monday and Wednesday.