Donovan Mitchell and Mangok Mathiang back in Louisville

08/26/2017 02:30 PM

Former University of Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell and former Louisville center Mangok Mathiang were back in Louisville on Saturday, signing autographs at Dicks Sporting Goods in St. Matthews.

Mitchell was drafted 13th overall in this year’s NBA draft and will suit up for the Utah Jazz this season. Mathiang played for the Charlotte Hornets summer league team and has since signed a two-way contract with the North Carolina team. That contract splits his time between the NBA and the NBA G-League.

The pair are two fan favorites from UofL and were both happy to be home and interacting with Card Nation.

The guys of course got to hang out with their former teammates too. They also got an early look at the upcoming roster and said the 2017-18 team will be long, athletic and as tight-knit of a group as ever before.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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