The Utah Jazz are facing elimination tomorrow night against the Dallas Mavericks. On a positive note, it looks like they won't have to do so without Donovan Mitchell.
Mitchell told reporters today he will be "good to go" for Game 6 on Thursday. The three-time All-Star guard is dealing with two ailing legs.
Mitchell actually left Monday night's Game 5 loss after injuring his left hamstring. The MRI results on the muscle fortunately came back negative.
Mitchell is averaging 26.0 points per game against Dallas, but his shooting has been poor overall. The 2017 first-round pick has converted only 37.9% of his attempts from the field and 19.5% from 3-point range.
Utah won Game 1 of the opening round series before faltering in Games 2 and 3. The Jazz then took Game 4 at home to tie the series, rallying from a four-point deficit in the final 40 seconds to win 100-99.
Back at home, Dallas was victorious in a blowout in Game 5, setting up tomorrow night's Game 6 showdown in Salt Lake City. Tipoff is set for 10 p.m. ET on TNT.
We'll see how Mitchell is able to hold up considering the bumps and bruises he is dealing with.