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Collin Sexton signs four-year deal with Jazz after being moved in Donovan Mitchell trade, per report

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Collin Sexton has a brand new crew, and a brand new contract. On Thursday, Sexton was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Utah Jazz as a part of the bundle that landed three-time All-Star Donovan Mitchell in Cleveland. Along with Sexton, the Cavs additionally traded Lauri Markkanen, Ochair Agbaji, three unprotected first-round picks and two choose swaps to Utah with a purpose to full the blockbuster deal. 

As a part of the commerce, Sexton is signing a four-year, $72 million contract with the Jazz, in line with Shams Charania of The Athletic. The deal is absolutely assured, and can hold Sexton, 23, in a Jazz jersey for the foreseeable future. Sexton was a restricted free agent, and had not but agreed to any type of extension or new take care of Cleveland. 

The Cavs initially chosen Sexton with the eighth total choose within the 2018 NBA Draft, and he was named to the All-Rookie Second Staff in 2019. He began in all however 10 video games for Cleveland over his first three seasons within the league, however he was restricted to only 11 whole video games final season after he tore his meniscus in November. 

As a result of damage and the coinciding emergence of All-Star guard Darius Garland, Sexton’s future in Cleveland grew to become a bit murky. Now, he’ll get a contemporary begin in Utah. 

Over the course of his profession, Sexton has averaged 20 factors, 3.3 assists and three rebounds per recreation, whereas taking pictures 45 % from the ground and 37 % from lengthy vary. In the course of the ’20-21 season he averaged over 24 factors and 4 assists per efficiency. In Utah, he ought to once more get the chance to supply at a excessive stage for a Jazz crew that now finds itself squarely within the midst of a rebuild. 

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