Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell won't play in NBA All-Star Game

Donovan Mitchell
Posted at 4:17 PM, Feb 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-20 18:17:51-05

CLEVELAND — Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell will not play in Sunday's NBA All-Star game in Cleveland due to illness.

Mitchell released a statement which says in part, "It is a great honor and has always been a dream of mine to be selected as an NBA All-Star. Remoresfully I will not be able to play in tonight's All-Star Game due to an upper-respiratory illness (non-COVID-related)"

This was to be Mitchell's third All-Star game.

His running mate, Rudy Gobert, will play in his third All-Star game.

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