How good is Kings rookie Davion Mitchell's defense? Luke Walton compares him to Ron Artest


The Sacramento Bee

Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox said Davion Mitchell is already one of the five best on-ball defenders in the NBA today. Kings coach Luke Walton has gone a step further, looking back in time to compare his rookie guard to one of the most fearsome defenders the league has ever seen. Mitchell’s reputation as a lockdown defender continued to grow as he took turns guarding the likes of Russell Westbrook, Rajon Rondo and LeBron James in a 116-112 preseason victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursd...

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