Mitchell left the game in the second half with left foot soreness after colliding with Thunder forward Corey Brewer but returned.
Donovan Mitchell #45 and Ricky Rubio #3 of the Utah Jazz speak to the media after the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game One of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 15, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Mitchell exited Game 1 after the Jazz training staff noticed he was limping, but it appears Mitchell has avoided serious injury.
Game 2 is scheduled 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
Mitchell impressed in his first playoff game, recording 27 points on 11-of-22 shooting and 10 rebounds in 35 minutes of action.
"The doctors cleared him, so I put him back in the game, but when I saw him, it looked to me that he was feeling it a little bit and just wanted to make sure, so I took him out and just confirmed it", Snyder said. However, it was clear that he was still a bit shaken up and head coach Quin Snyder chose to pull him from the game once again.
It was his first playoff game with the Thunder since being acquired in a trade with the in in the offseason.
"I'm going to bring it to that level every night", George said.