Mitchell played in 53 games and averaged 26.4 points and 5.2 assists per game -- both career-highs -- in his fourth season in the NBA. On the season, the 2017 first-round pick shot 43.8 percent from the field, 84.5 percent from the free-throw line and a career-high 38.6 percent from three. The 24-year-old scored 30-plus points 26 times and 40-plus points five times, including a season-high 45 against the Clippers in Game 2 of the second round of the playoffs. During the season-high performance, Mitchell went 16-for-30 from the field, 6-for-15 from three and 7-for-8 from the free-throw line. He also tallied five assists, three rebounds, one steal and one block in 37 minutes during the 112-109 win. The Louisville product grabbed five-plus rebounds 26 times, including a season-high 10 during a 114-89 win over the Lakers on Feb. 24. The six-foot guard dished out five-plus assists 39 times and double-digit assists twice, registering two double-doubles. On Feb. 7 against the Pacers, Mitchell distributed a career-high 11 assists while also scoring 27 points, shooting 9-for-24 from the field, 4-for-9 from three and 5-for-5 from the free-throw line. He also just narrowly missed a triple-double, registering eight rebounds and one steal in 38 minutes during the 103-95 win. Defensively, the ex-Cardinal notched at least one steal in 44 games, at least two steals in 12 games and three steals in seven games. He also blocked at least one shot in 14 games and multiple shots in three games.2019
Mitchell was selected to his first All-Star game during the 2019-20 season with averages of 24.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists -- all career highs. He also managed career highs in every shooting category, converting 44.9 percent of his field goals, 36.6 percent of his threes and 86.3 percent of his free throws. During the first game of the season, a five-point win over the Thunder, Mitchell collected a career-high 12 rebounds, in addition to 32 points, three assists and one steal. Two days later in a game against the Lakers, Mitchell swiped a season-high three steals -- a mark he would reach seven more times throughout the season. On Dec. 21 in a win over the Hornets, Mitchell dished a season-high nine assists, reaching that mark again three days after Christmas in a win over the Clippers. On Jan. 16 in a game against the Pelicans, Mitchell scored a season-high 46 points, in addition to posting six rebounds, two assists and two steals. Appearing in all seven playoff games against the Nuggets, Mitchell averaged 36.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.0 steals while shooting 52.9 percent from the field, 51.6 percent from three and 94.8 percent from the free-throw line. He had two 50-point games in the series -- the best of which was Game 1, where he recorded 57 points (19-33 FG, 6-15 3Pt, 13-13 FT), nine rebounds, seven assists and one steal. In the NBA ranks on the season, Mitchell was 10th in minutes played (2,364), 18th in made threes (173), 19th in made free throws (278), ninth in points (1,655) and 13th in usage percentage (30.8). During the All-Star game, he recorded seven points, five rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block.2018
In his second season for the Utah Jazz, Mitchell started 77 games. He set new career highs in terms of minutes per game (33.7), points per game (23.8), assists per game (4.2), and rebounds per game (4.1). On Jan. 25 Mitchell set a career high with 11 assists during a 106-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Twice during the 2018-2019 season Mitchell scored a career-high 46 points. On Mar. 2, he scored 46 points during a 115-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The next month on Apr. 9, he matched the feat as his team bested the Denver Nuggets 118-108. Mitchell finished the year with 1,829 total points, which led the Jazz and was the 11th most in the league. He also netted 188 three-point field goals, which was the 16th highest total in the NBA. He was twice named NBA Player of the Week. His first honor came on Jan. 14 and his second award came on Mar. 4. Mitchell's Jazz ended the season with a 50-32 record and lost to the Rockets in the first round of the playoffs. The high-scoring guard has two seasons remaining on his rookie contract with the Jazz.2017
The 13th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft made his professional debut with a 10-point, four-assist night in a 106-96 win against Denver. He played in 79 games, making 71 starts and scoring 20.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 1.5 steals per game while playing 33.4 minutes a night. He scored a season-high 41 points against New Orleans on Dec. 1. The Louisville product would score 40 points while adding six assists and five rebounds against Phoenix on Feb. 2. Mitchell recorded seven games with at least 30 points, including a pair of 35-point outings against Charlotte on January 12 and San Antonio on March 23. He played in 11 playoff games, scoring a playoff high 38 points in a decisive Game 6 win in the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 27. Mitchell then recorded his first career double-double in Game 1 of that series with a 27-point, 10-rebound effort against the Rockets. He'd go on to post two more double-doubles, a 22-point, 11-assist effort in Game 3 of the First Round and a 17-point, 11-assist tally in Game 2 of the Conference Semifinals against Houston. Mitchell was ultimately named Rookie of the Month four times in December, January, February and March. He was also named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and finished second in Rookie of the Year voting.
June 22, 2017Drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 2017 NBA Draft. Traded by the Nuggets to the Utah Jazz for Tyler Lydon and Trey Lyles.
July 5, 2017Signed a multi-year, rookie contract with the Utah Jazz
November 22, 2020Signed a five-year contract extension with the Utah Jazz.