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VIDEO: Donovan Mitchell Amazed by Cavs Fans Following First Home Game

David Kaestle
Donovan Mitchell had great things to say about the Cavs fans.
Donovan Mitchell had great things to say about the Cavs fans. / Associated Press

Donovan Mitchell's trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers was arguably the biggest of the entire NBA offseason. After much speculation that Mitchell would be traded to his favorite childhood team, the New York Knicks, The Cavs swooped in and sent the Utah Jazz a haul of players and picks to acquire the star guard.

Mitchell played his first game in front of the Cleveland faithful and had glowing remarks about how great it was.

The intensity and passion from an arena crowd can really change the course of the game, whether that's helping motivate the home team or hurting the road team, a good crowd can fetch good results and it seems that's what happened for Mitchell and the Cavs in their home opener.

A lot of people are excited about this young and talented Cavs team after acquiring Mitchell to go along with Evan Mobley and Darius Garland. If the fans can keep this intensity up all year, Cleveland will become one of the more difficult arena for opponents to play in.

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