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Donovan Mitchell Announced Via Wolf Of Wall Street Clip That He's Not Fucking Leaving Cleveland And Is Signing A 3-Year, $150 Million Extension

So Woj reported....actually wait, fuck Woj. You know who also had this scoop at 8:54 this morning that Donovan Mitchell is staying in Cleveland? Donovan Mitchell himself:

"I'M NOT FUCKING LEAVING' - Donovan Mitchell (Top 15 player in the NBA and not an Ohio resident) - They said it could never happen, but it just did. This is a HUGE win for Cleveland today.

Side note: Wolf of Wall Street was a great movie in itself, with many great scenes such as Margot Robbie spreading her legs in the pink...

….but it also blessed us with the PERFECT movie clip for athletes and/or coaches to use when they choose to stay put in their current situation. I'm not fucking leaving! And Donovan Mitchell's use of that on this fine Tuesday morning has me and the rest of Cleveland full torqued up: he's staying. As I've gotten older in age, my favorite players are no longer the ones that hit the most home runs or score the most touchdowns or points, they are the ones that have the opportunity to go somewhere else that the rest of the world considers a huge upgrade in lifestyle, and they stay in Cleveland.

Jose Ramirez will go down as my favorite Cleveland baseball of all time for the way he's embraced the city, and while I know money is a huge factor here, Donovan Mitchell just made a choice to extend his contract here that will go a longgggg way in how I remember him. He could've chosen not to sign the extension, forcing the Cavs to trade him for something this year, meaning his time in Cleveland would ultimately be about a cup of coffee and one trip the semis. Now we run it back for 3 more years with what appears to be the Core 4 of Mitchell, Darius Garland, Jarrett Allen, and Evan Mobley. Which apparently Mitchell thinks can be built into a championship contender…

What's the plan that we like? People thought the Cavs would split the Core 4 up (especially with NBA Commissioner Rich Paul saying to do so), but it appears we're staying put and trying to make it work. Or is this the first domino to fall and now we move…? Even if we're keeping them all, I'd like to do something else though if we could? The Cavs have been the quietest team in the league thus far in free agency, and while extending Mitchell was priority 1,2,3 and 4 for us……are we really thinking this team currently has enough to compete in the arms race the East has started with the Celtics, Knicks, Bucks, and 76ers? I do like our Core 4, I like them a lot. But if they weren't enough last year, they definitely won't be enough this year.