It may have all been a coincidence, but the NBA will test Donovan Mitchell and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster for performance-enhancing drugs within 24 hours of Monday’s All-Star guard’s historic 71-point game. Gave.
On Monday night, Donovan Mitchell reached the absolute heights of his power by setting a Cleveland Cavaliers record with 71 points in a single game. Kyrie Irving.
That night, the 26-year-old made 22 of 34 shots, 20 of 25 free throws and an outstanding seven 3-pointers. Mitchell is only just beginning his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers after being traded over the summer from the Utah Jazz, but has forever carved his place in franchise history.
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But despite all the positive sentiment from the Cavaliers’ victory over the Chicago Bulls earlier this week, it seems the NBA had some questions about the historic performance and wanted to confirm its authenticity.