Cavs star Donovan Mitchell is having a phenomenal start to his tenure with the Cavs after spending the first 5 years of his career in Utah with the Jazz.
He made his first return to Salt Lake City on Tuesday night and absolutely put on a show with 46 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds but the Jazz ended up victorious when it was all said and done.
However, the talk wasn’t of his return. Yes, he was celebrated for his time there and yes he had a great return but mostly a lot of people were talking about his comments in mid December on his time in Utah where he said it was draining because there weren’t many people that looked like him, seeing how much Black people would get bullied for how looked, and how refreshing it is to play in Cleveland in front of people that look like him.
Obviously, there was a lot of pushback from the people of Utah but according to The Salt Lake Tribune, there are plenty of people that support what Mitchell said about Utah.
Actually, a number of people in Utah — the ones Mitchell usually found himself advocating for during his time here — found plenty of truth in his words.
They felt his comments hitting home and making sense, they saw themselves reflected in his words.
There were plenty of examples supporting everything he said and it shouldn’t come as a surprise.
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