Donovan Mitchell on Being Compared to Dwyane Wade, Why He Wears Number 45, and His Approach to Year Two in the NBA
NBA basketball is back! And before settling in to take in the first night of the season, CJ and Jordan caught up with second-year Jazz guard, Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell spoke about his rookie year in Utah, after being traded by the Nuggets, why he wears number 45, being compared to Dwyane Wade, and what he'd like to improve upon in year two. He also touched on how he would pick Kobe's brain, if he had the opportunity, and his connection to the New York Mets. Plus, CJ shares thoughts on some of this year's rookies, and on the recent passing of Blazers and Seahawks owner, Paul Allen. PULL UP.
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About The Show
Portland Trail Blazers star - and former journalism major at Lehigh – CJ McCollum hosts Pull Up alongside Jordan Schultz, of "The Boardroom" on ESPN+. Pull Up is a one-of-a-kind show that will give an unmatched look into the NBA and the life of a basketball superstar. CJ has been lauded as the next breakout star in sports media. But why wait till he retires to begin his next career? In Pull Up, CJ will talk about everything from where star players will go in free agency, to what it’s like to drop 50, to his favorite glass of wine. Pull Up will provide unmatched NBA access, plenty of laughs, and world-class guests in an unprecedented sports podcast showcasing an NBA and media star at the height of his career.