SALT LAKE CITY — There was talk on a Sports Illustrated “Open Floor” podcast this week about whether Philadelphia would choose Donovan Mitchell instead of Markelle Fultz, if given a draft day re-do. The gist was that Mitchell would have been a better choice at No.1.
You won’t get an argument from Jazz fans.
“I wouldn’t trade him for Kevin Durant,” said someone in the Deseret News comment section.
Let’s not get carried away. Oops, too late for that. The Jazz rookie is considered one of the best draft picks of the summer, after scoring 41 points in a Dec. 1 game. If he were any more NBA ready he’d be on the league’s logo.
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