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Bam Adebayo, James Harden commit to play in Tokyo Olympics; Stephen Curry, Donovan Mitchell decline invites

USA Basketball's Olympic men's roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo committed to join the 12-man Team USA roster for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, his agent, Alex Saratsis, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday. In addition, Brooklyn's James Harden has told the national team that he is committed to playing at the Tokyo Games, according to multiple reports and first reported by The Athletic.
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Donovan Mitchell reportedly declines chance to play in Tokyo Olympics

As one of the young stars in the NBA, it was widely expected that Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell would get a chance to play for Team USA at the Olympics this summer. On Monday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Mitchell had indeed been extended an invitation to play, but has declined it and will instead rehab from the ankle injury he suffered during the playoffs.
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Donovan Mitchell Has Honest Reaction To Blown Lead vs. Clippers

Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz were firmly in the driver’s seat after taking a 2-0 lead over the Clippers in their second-round playoff series. But after that, the wheels fell off for the No. 1 seed in the West. Dropping four straight games to Los Angeles, the Jazz have...

Donovan Mitchell says Utah Jazz's latest playoff collapse 'hurts more'

SALT LAKE CITY -- Once again, the Utah Jazz endured a postseason collapse. But making an early exit from the NBA playoffs stung much more this season. The top-seeded Jazz fell to the LA Clippers in six games after blowing a 2-0 series lead. Injuries to All-Stars Donovan Mitchell and Mike Conley, coupled with defensive deficiencies exposed by the Clippers' small-ball lineups, took down a Utah team after a dominate regular season.
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Jazz's Donovan Mitchell: Game 6 Loss to Clippers 'Gonna Eat at Me for a Long Time'

A disappointed Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell gave his thoughts on his team's second-round playoff exit after falling to the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 on Friday. Per Eric Walden of the Salt Lake Tribune, Mitchell said: "It hasn't fully sunk in for me yet. I'm still in shock. … I don't know what I'm going to be doing next week. Probably watching the games, mad as hell. This hurts more than last year. This is gonna eat at me for a long time."
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Donovan Mitchell describes the Louisville-Kentucky rivalry

Over the course of his collegiate career, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell got to take part in one of college basketball’s best rivalries. Playing for Louisville, Mitchell recently recounted playing Kentucky each year. “Nothing gets crazier than that Kentucky vs. Louisville rivalry because it’s one time a year, under the...

Donovan Mitchell Says Playoff Loss 'Is Going To Eat At Me'

Donovan Mitchell reflected on the end of the Utah Jazz season, saying that the loss to the Los Angeles Clippers was more painful than last season's defeat to the Denver Nuggets. "This hurts more than last year because we were up again and lost again," said Mitchell. "This is going...

Donovan Mitchell To Be A Game-Time Decision For Game 6

Donovan Mitchell looks to be a game-time decision on Friday with his lingering ankle injury that he was able to play through but struggled with in Game 5. Mitchell was frustrated following game five when asked about the status of the injury after looking somewhat limited in their defeat. “It’s...

Jazz's Donovan Mitchell: Starting Game 6

Mitchell (ankle) is starting Friday's Game 6 against the Clippers, Tomer Azarly of reports. Mitchell was a game-time decision heading into Friday's matchup, but he'll be able to play through his ankle injury after he went through pregame warmups. The Jazz will be back at full strength in Game 6 with Mike Conley (hamstring) also starting.

For Donovan Mitchell, the real pain now begins

Utah Jazz forward Royce O'Neale, center, pats guard Donovan Mitchell, right, on the head as guard Mike Conley walks away in the closing minutes during the second half in Game 6 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday, June 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press) SALT LAKE CITY — Next week, Donovan Mitchell is going to turn on the Western Conference Finals and feel the sting. A couple weeks later, he'll turn on the NBA Finals and feel it all over again.

Donovan Mitchell Completes Four-Point Play In Game 6 Against Clippers

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell completed a four-point play late in the first quarter of Game 6 against the LA Clippers. With 1:21 left in the first quarter, Donovan Mitchell was fouled on a three-point attempt while making the shot. Mitchell came down the floor...

Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell available to play in Jazz-Clippers Game 6

The Utah Jazz will finally have their All-Star backcourt back just when they need it most. The top-seeded Jazz announced Friday evening that Mike Conley would be available against the fourth-seeded LA Clippers in a must-win Game 6 at Los Angeles (10 ET, ESPN). Donovan Mitchell is also available after...

Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell Weaves Through Clippers With Impressive Euro Step

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell swerved through the paint for a beautiful layup during Utah’s postseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers hosted the Jazz at Staples Center for Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Friday, June 18. With 3:58 left in...
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Mike Conley and Donovan Mitchell will play in Game 6 of Jazz vs. Clippers

Mike Conley and Donovan Mitchell will play in Game 6 of the Utah Jazz’s Western Conference semifinal series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Conley (right hamstring) and Mitchell (right ankle) were both listed as questionable on Thursday’s injury report. Then the Jazz announced that the two would go through their pregame warmups before their availability to play would be determined.