Betway By the Numbers: Don's Debut Season in Cleveland

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Donovan Mitchell performed at a high-level since the Cavs acquired him last September. His first season at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse consisted of a historic scoring outing, consecutive 40-point outings, and a playoff appearance.

13 … games this season that Donovan Mitchell topped the 40-point mark – most in a single season in Cavaliers history and already second-most all-time in franchise history (LeBron James – 51). 

40 … points that Donovan Mitchell scored in the 2023 All-Star Game, most ever by a Cavalier in the midseason classic. 

3 … players in NBA history who’ve scored more points in a single game than Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point outburst against Chicago – Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and David Thompson. 

319 … points that Donovan Mitchell scored over his first 10 games with the Wine & Gold – most ever by a Cavalier through his first 10 outings. 

355 … games that it took Donovan Mitchell to reach 1,000 three-pointers for his career – second-fastest mark ever behind only Buddy Hield (350).

4 … players in NBA history to make 20 field goals and 20 free throws in the same game – Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, Devin Booker and Donovan Mitchell in his 71-point performance against the Bulls on January 2. 

58 … games this season that Donovan Mitchell drilled multiple three-pointers, most in a single season in franchise history. 

2 … players in the NBA this past season to average at least 25.0 points and one steal per game while shooting at least 47 percent from the floor and 37 percent from long-range – Donovan Mitchell and Kyrie Irving. 

245 … three-pointers that Donovan Mitchell connected on this past season – shattering J.R. Smith’s previous franchise record of 204 set in 2015-16 and 4th-most in the NBA in 2022-23. 

1 … player in NBA history to score at least 70 points and hand out at least 10 assists in a single game – Donovan Mitchell. 

42.3 … points that Donovan Mitchell averaged over his last four regular season appearances this year – the first Cavalier in team history to do so in four straight games – shooting 58 percent from the floor, 49 percent from three-point range and 86 percent from the line. 

410 … career games that it took Donovan Mitchell to score 10,000 points and hit 1,000 three-pointers – fastest player in NBA history to reach those numbers.