Knicks Rumors: Donovan Mitchell the most likely star trade target?

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According to a recent report from Newsday, the Knicks might be laying the groundwork to make a trade offer for Donovan Mitchell.

Steve Popper, one of the more respected Knicks media personalities and reporters, stated the following about the Knicks and Vice President William Wesley:

"“According to the same person who pointed to Wesley’s criticism of Thibodeau, Wesley has been selling his plan, one that eventually will land Utah’s Donovan Mitchell, a New York native.”"

Knicks Rumors: Is Donovan Mitchell the star they’ve been waiting on?

Everyone is sick of Knicks rumors where they are linked to stars, and yet, this new regime’s connections through various members of the front office have certainly put some gasoline on some player names.

With Donovan Mitchell, you can certainly connect the dots.

It feels as though his name has been attached to the Knicks even before legitimate reports and rumors began to swirl.

Let’s look at some of these connections and how valid they may be.