SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 17:  Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz dunks over Zach Randolph #50 of the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on January 17, 2018 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Professional Male

Donovan Mitchell

Utah Jazz, NBA

Led all rookies in scoring average at 18.2 points per game… Totaled a Jazz rookie-record 41 points against New Orleans on Dec. 1, the first 40-plus point game by a rookie since Blake Griffin in 2010-11… Only rookie to total over 600 points, 100 rebounds and 100 assists… Made 76 three-pointers in 35 games played through December, which is tied for the 2nd most by a rookie in their first 35 games played in NBA history… His 636 points through December were the second most by a Jazz rookie in team history, only trailing Darrell Griffith (742 points)… NBA Rookie of the Month, December 2017… Drafted in the first round (13th overall) by the Denver Nuggets in the 2017 NBA Draft… Acquired by Utah on Draft Night in exchange for forward Trey Lyles and the draft rights to Tyler Lydon (24th overall pick)