first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls MOST READ DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding He also made a recruitment pitch for incoming free agent Paul George of the Oklahoma City Thunder to join him in Salt Lake City.In the aftermath of Golden State’s third title in four years, Mitchell said the rest of the league should just “work harder” to catch up with the Warriors who have four All-Stars in their roster.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We just have to find ways to get better,” said Mitchell, a mid first round pick before emerging one of the top ROY choices after a sensational season that saw him average 20.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 79 regular season games.The reigning slam dunk king also said he’d love to have George in Utah. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNational Basketball Association Rookie of the Year contender Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz has nothing against the formation of so-called super teams in the NBA.Speaking at a press conference highlighting his first visit to Manila for footwear giant adidas, Mitchell said it should instead serve as a challenge.ADVERTISEMENT “I’ll make (my pitch) Paul George right now,” said Mitchell. “We want to win, we’re not selfish. If he comes in, it’s gonna make life a lot easier on the offensive end. He’s also a great defender.”Asked if he’d also want LeBron James to join him, the 21-year-old Mitchell replied: “Would I want to [play with him]? Who wouldn’t?” he asked. “But if I had a choice on playing [with] him or beating him, I’d rather beat him.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES ‘Amazing’ Obiena asiad-ready Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial View commentslast_img