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While the Knicks continue to be considered the first to trade for Jazz star Donovan Mitchell, sources tell The Athletic’s Shams Charania that talks between the two teams have progressed slowly so far. New York and Utah remain far from an agreement, adds Charania.

As Charania explains, with three guaranteed years remaining on Mitchell’s contract and about two months before training camps begin, Utah has plenty of time to assess the trade market and evaluate the best deals for the All-Star guard, so the club doesn’t work. with a sense of urgency at this point.

Since word broke that the Jazz are open to inquiries about Mitchell, the Knicks have often been mentioned as his main suitor, but they’re far from the only team in the mix, according to Charania.

Sources tell The Athletic that the Heat, Wizards, raptors, Hornets, falconsand kings have all shown some interest in the 25-year-old.

Mitchell didn’t ask for a trade and didn’t push to leave Utah, Charania said. However, if the Jazz were to go into full-fledged rebuilding mode, they would rather end up with a competitor, according to Charania.

from utah Rudy Gobert and Royce O’Neale trades earlier this offseason signaled that a rebuild could be on the horizon for the team. Still, it remains possible the Jazz could use some of the draft assets acquired in those deals to trade for winning assist now in a bid to retool around Mitchell. The list still includes veterans like Mike Conley, Bojan Bogdanovic, Jordan Clarkson, Patrick Beverlyand Malik Beasleyso it’s not like Utah has embarked on a full teardown yet.

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