The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday afternoon in California, but they might be missing one of their finest players.
Due to an ankle issue, All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell has been rated as questionable.
Donovan Mitchell (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday in the NBA.
Mitchell has long been among the league’s greatest players, but this season has started out especially well for him.
Averaging 31.1 points and 7.1 assists a game while shooting 48.1% from the field and 43.8% from three-point range, the former Louisville star is also averaging 7.1 assists per game.
He was unable to play in their most recent contest against the Detroit Pistons, but the Cavaliers still prevailed 112-88.
They have won seven straight games and are 7-1 overall as of right now.
They haven’t dropped a game since losing to the Toronto Raptors in their opening contest.
The Cavaliers currently have one of the finest rosters in the NBA after trading Mitchell from the Utah Jazz to them during the offseason.
Mitchell, Darius Garland, and Jarrett Allen all participated in the 2022 NBA All-Star Game.
Mitchell has never missed the NBA Playoffs in his five seasons as a professional, despite the fact that the Cavaliers haven’t participated since the 2018 season.