Amid repercussions of Quinn Snyder’s departure after eight seasons as Utah jazz coach and all-star guard Donovan Mitchell Sources told ESPN on Sunday that “there is restlessness, tension and wonder as to what the future holds for certainty.”
Mitchell considered Snyder’s key role in extending Snyder’s maximum contract to 2020, and ESPN sources said that Snyder’s decision to leave on Sunday was “surprising and disappointing”.
Sources said that Mitchell liked Snyder and accepted the reasons for his resignation, but he was trying to execute the immediate consequences of Snyder’s decision and what the loss of the coach meant to the company and himself on a large scale.
Utah coach search is expected to begin immediately, sources said. According to ESPN statistics and information research, Snyder has a .623 success rate over the past six seasons, the third best in the NBA. With Utah he was 372-264 (.585) in his eight seasons.
Mitchell, a two-time All-Star, has reached the Western Conference playoffs in each of his five seasons and became the first guard. Alan Iverson According to a study of ESPN statistics and information, he averages 20 points in each of his five seasons.
Snyder, behind Jerry Sloan, the second most successful coach in owner history, formed a strong relationship with Mitchell and fellow cast. Rudy Cobert.
Jazz has reached the Western Conference semifinals twice in the last five years but has been eliminated in the first round in each of the last two seasons. Jazz plans to upgrade the team in the trading market this summer.
Mitchell has four years left on his contract worth $ 135 million – including a player option in the final season.