How much is Donovan Mitchell Contract?

Last Modified Oct 28, 2023 10:32 GMT
Donovan Mitchell
Donovan Mitchell


Donovan “Spida” Mitchell was the 13th overall pick in the NBA Draft of 2017, by the Denver Nuggets. He was then traded to the Utah Jazz for Tyler Lydon, the 24th pick and Trey Lyles. In his rookie season, he made it to the NBA All-Rookie First team, and went on to win the Slam Dunk contest in 2018. A 4-time NBA All-Star, he is currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Mitchell had a special 2022-23 season because he hit his record high 71 points against the Chicago Bulls. Throughout the season, he averaged 28.3 points with 4.3 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game. He also shot 44.8% from the field, which includes 36.5% from the deep. With his help, the Cavaliers earned their first 50 wins in a season after 1993 without LeBron James on their roster. He also joined Allen Iverson in scoring more than 30 points in 20 of his first 40 playoff appearances for the Cavaliers.


Donovan Mitchell is notable for scoring and passing skills which can elevate him to the next level if he keeps up the consistency in his performance.


Donovan Mitchell Contract Breakdown

The contract breakdown for Donovan Mitchell is presented below in a table format.


Seasons Base SalarySigning BonusCap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
2021/22$28,103,500-$28,103,500-$28,103,500
2022/23$30,351,780-$30,351,780-$30,351,780
2023/24$32,600,060-$32,600,060-$32,600,060
2024/25$34,848,340-$34,848,340-$34,848,340
2025/26$37,096,620 (player option)-$37,096,620-$37,096,620


How much is Donovan Mitchell getting paid?

Donovan Mitchell is currently on a five year max rookie scale extended contract worth $163 million with the Utah Jazz that he signed on November 23, 2020. His contract includes a player option for 2025 and language for 30% rookie super max. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 3, 2022, and is set to earn $32,600,060 with a cap hit of $33,162,030 for the 2023-2024 season. He will kick in his unrestricted free agency in 2026.


Spida started his journey in the NBA with a four year rookie scale contract worth $14.56 million with the Utah Jazz on July 5, 2017. The franchise exercised an option for him worth $3.64 million for the 2019/20 season on October 10, 2018. They again exercised an option for him worth $5.19 million for the 2020/21 season. Mitchell then signed his most recent contract. Nevertheless, the Utah Jazz traded him to the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 3, 2022.


Donovan Mitchell’s Career Earnings

Donovan Mitchell is now in his 7th season in the NBA. Throughout all this time, he has made a total career earning of $107,078,036. This comprises his total salary of $105,392,126 and his trade kicker of $1,685,910. For the 2023/24 season, he is all set to make a career earning of $32,600,060, the same as his salary.


In the 2022/23 season, Spida’s career earnings was $1,685,910 along with his trade kicker of the same value. Finally for the 2021/22 season, he had a career earnings of $28,103,500, the same as his salary.


What are the terms of Donovan Mitchell’s Contract?

Donovan Mitchell is currently in his five year max rookie scale extended contract worth $163 million with the Utah Jazz on November 23, 2020. A major term of the contract is that it has a Player Option for 2025/276 season worth $37,096,620. Furthermore, there is also language for 30% rookie super max.


If Spida becomes a member of the All-NBA team, then he will earn $195.6 million as incentive. If he does not succeed in doing so, then he will earn $163 million as incentive. Finally, his contract also has a 15% trade bonus.


How much of Donovan Mitchell’s Contract is guaranteed?

In November 2020, Mitchell signed a five year max rookie scale contract extension worth $163 million with a 2025 Player Option and language for 30% rookie super max with the Utah Jazz. Accordingly, the team has guaranteed him $163,000,300 with an annual average salary of $32,600,060. Mitchell’s unrestricted free agency will kick in 2026.


Donovan Mitchell’s Contract History

These are all the contracts that he has signed in his NBA career so far,


July 5, 2017

Donovan Mitchell signed a 4 year rookie scale contract worth $14.56 million with the Utah Jazz.


October 10, 2018

The Utah Jazz exercised a player option worth $3.64 million for Donovan Mitchell for the 2019/20 season.


October 10, 2019

The Utah Jazz exercised a player option worth $5.19 million for Donovan Mitchell for the 2020/21 season.


November 23, 2020

Donovan Mitchell signed a five year max rookie scale extended contract worth $163 million with the Utah Jazz. It had a player option for 2025 and language for 30% rookie super max. Nevertheless, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 3, 2022.

FAQs

A. Donovan Mitchell’s nickname is “Spida.”

A. Donovan Mitchell hails from Elmsford, New York, United States.

A. Donovan Mitchell is earning $32,600,060 for the 2023/24 season.

A. Spida earns around $62.02 per minute. 

A. Spida is a Shooting Guard and Point Guard in basketball. 

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