Know why the debate over the Donovan Mitchell deal happened

SI's board of specialists evaluates the two sides of the blockbuster Jazz-Cavs exchange and reorders the best groups in the East.

The Cavs stunned the NBA world Thursday by exchanging for three-time All-Star Donovan Mitchell, as the Jazz proceed their reconstruct.

The Cavs were at that point a first class cautious group, because of Jarrett Allen and Evan Mobley. Presently they have a unique one-two scoring punch in Mitchell and Darius Garland. This is possibly a best five group in the East.

Mitchell and Garland are both high-utilization, ball-controlling watchmen, the previous a three-time All-Star, the last a brand new All-Star who just had his best season.

Chris Herring: Good arrangement, however I don't as yet know whether it's an extraordinary one. The Cavs took a colossal jump forward with safeguard and Darius Garland being the unchallenged pioneer on offense.

Robin Lundberg: Good arrangement. While Garland and Mitchell probably won't be an ideal fit protectively, Cleveland has a flexible piece on that end in Evan Mobley and a presence inside with Jarrett Allen.

Chris Mannix: Good arrangement. The Mitchell-Garland backcourt is modest, however that matters less when you have a couple of cautious beasts in Allen and Mobley safeguarding them.

Rohan Nadkarni: Good arrangement! The Cavs aren't in that frame of mind to go out and get an ability like Mitchell frequently. It's a reasonable swing, the cost is what a best 25 player costs in the ongoing NBA.