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|Mar. 17 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:061:06 ET11:06 PM CT4:06 - Williams had 26 points and 11 rebounds off the bench Sunday in Sacramento's 104-102 loss to his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Analysis: Williams, selected No. 2 overall in the 2011 draft by Minnesota, was averaging 4.5 points and 3.4 rebounds in his first eight games this month. He had 26 points and 12 rebounds in a start against the Los Angeles Lakers on Feb. 28.
|Jan. 27 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST8:45 UAE05:4523:45 ET10:45 PM CT2:45 - Derrick Williams had 17 points and 15 rebounds, but it was not enough, as Sacramento fell to Utah 106-99.
Analysis: Williams was not very efficient, going 5 of 13 from the field, but picked up the scoring slack with both Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins out with injury.
|Nov. 25 4:04 PM PT5:04 PM MT6:04 PM CT7:04 PM ET0:04 GMT8:04 5:04 PM MST7:04 PM EST4:04 UAE (+1)01:0419:04 ET6:04 PM CT22:04 - The Minnesota Timberwolves are trading Williams, a former overall No. 2 pick, to the Sacramento Kings for Luc Mbah a Moute.
Analysis: Two person with knowledge of the deal say the agreement was reached on Monday night. The people requested anonymity because neither team has officially announced the deal. Williams with the No. 2 overall draft choice in 2011. But he never was able to carve a niche in Rick Adelman's rotation and it became increasingly clear early this season that he had no role on the Timberwolves. Williams is averaging 4.9 points in under 15 minutes per game this season.
|Oct. 22 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE06:030:03 ET11:03 PM CT2:03 - The Minnesota Timberwolves are picking up the option for next season on Derrick Williams' contract.
Analysis: Williams averaged 12.0 points and 5.5 rebounds last year in his second season in the league. But there was some question about what the Timberwolves would do with a $6.3 million option on his contract.
|Oct. 1 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST2:30 UAE (+1)00:3018:30 ET5:30 PM CT21:30 - Williams has reported to Minnesota Timberwolves training camp with more than just playing time to earn.
Analysis: The Timberwolves have to make a decision by Oct. 31 whether to exercise the option for 2014-15 on Williams' contract. The 2011 No. 2 overall draft pick has been inconsistent in his first two seasons in the league and has had trouble finding the right role in Rick Adelman's rotation.