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

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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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