Derrick Williams F  #23

Current Team: New York Knicks

Born: May 25, 1991 (25 years old)

Birthplace: Bellflower, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-8 (203cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Hand: Right



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (New York Knicks)

Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017

Current Agent: Rob Pelinka

Draft Entry: 2011 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2011 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Minnesota Timberwolves

Pre-Draft Team: Arizona (So)

High School: La Mirada High School [La Mirada, California]

Derrick Williams News

Derrick Williams Confident Gamble On Himself Paid Off
Derrick Williams owns a player option with the Knicks worth $4.6 million.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Derrick Williams Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Knicks
The second year of Derrick Williams' deal is a player option.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Derrick Williams To Receive Interest From Kings, Wizards, Rockets, Lakers, Heat, Suns, Knicks
Derrick Williams has been with the Kings since 2013 when he was traded by the Wolves.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kings, Pistons Discuss Josh Smith Trade
The Kings could send Jason Thompson and Derrick Williams as part of a trade package for Josh Smith.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Kings See Derrick Williams' Versatility As Asset, Not Detriment
Derrick Williams continues to be between positions at small forward and power forward.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Wolves Trade Derrick Williams To Kings For Luc Mbah a Moute
The Timberwolves and Kings have exchanged Derrick Williams for Luc Mbah a Moute.

RealGM Staff Report

Wolves Agree To Trade Derrick Williams To Kings For Mbah a Moute
Derrick Williams was the second overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Kings Interested In Derrick Williams
Flip Saunders and Rick Adelman are believed to want to trade Derrick Williams for a veteran piece.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Wolves Make Derrick Williams, Alexey Shved Available In Trade Talks
The Wolves are making both Derrick Williams and Alexey Shved available via trade in exchange for veterans to help their win-now efforts.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Wolves Exercise Fourth-Year Options On Rubio, Derrick Williams
The Timberwolves have exercised its fourth-year options on Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams.

RealGM Staff Report

Wolves To Pick Up 14-15 Option On Derrick Williams
Derrick Williams started 46 games last season filling in for Kevin Love at power forward.

Darren Wolfson, Nate Sandell/1500 ESPN

Timberwolves To Use Camp To Decide On Derrick Williams' Future
Derrick Williams has a team option on his contract for 2014-15 worth $6.3 million.

Darren Wolfson/1500 ESPN

Derrick Williams Credits Focus On Rebounding For Recent Strong Play
Derrick Williams said his recent play reflects a change in mentality.

Jerry Zgoda/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Timberwolves Assign Assistant Coach Shawn Respert To Work With Derrick Williams
Derrick Williams is still working to establish himself in the Timberwolves' rotation.

Associated Press

Source: Derrick Williams' Agent Inquires About Trade Possibility
Derrick Williams' agent has inquired about the possibility of being traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Darren Wolfson/ESPN 1500

Lakers Receive Gasol Inquiries From Raptors, Wolves
The Lakers are telling teams that they will assess the roster upon the return of Steve Nash and not explore Pau Gasol trades until then.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Derrick Williams Goes From Starter To DNP
Derrick Williams went from starting at power forward to not playing a single minute in Wednesday's game.

Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune

Wolves Hope Derrick Williams Feels Challenged By Kirilenko Signing
David Kahn acknowledged that Derrick Williams will have to improve his play in order to receive more playing time in his second season.

Kent Youngblood/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Adelman Questions Whether Derrick Williams Can Play Small Forward
Minnesota is experimenting with Derrick Williams at small forward during the Las Vegas Summer League.

Jerry Zgoda/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Derrick Williams Underwent Nasal Surgery, Procedure Should Benefit Breathing, Endurance
Derrick Williams recently underwent surgery to repair a septum deviation and several fractures in his nose.

Joan Niesen/

Wolves Considered Offering Derrick Williams, Webster In Batum Sign-And-Trade
The Wolves considered offering Derrick Williams and Martell Webster to the Blazers in a sign-and-trade to ensure they would land Nicolas Batum.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports (via Twitter)

Wolves Pursuing Trade For Pau Gasol
The Wolves are pursuing Pau Gasol and are offering Derrick Williams in the process.


Wolves Offered Derrick Williams To Bobcats For No. 2 Pick
The Wolves have been shopping Derrick Williams since the deadline

Jonathan Givony/DraftExpress

Irving, Rubio Headline 2012 All-Rookie First Team
Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson, Iman Shumpert, Kawhi Leonard and Brandon Knight have been voted to the 2011-12 NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Shumpert, George, Bundinger, Derrick Williams In Dunk Contest
Iman Shumpert, Paul George, Chase Budinger and Derrick Williams will participate in the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

Marc Stein/ESPN (via Twitter)

Griffin, Rubio Headline 2012 Rising Stars Challenge Participants
The NBA has announced the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge participants on Wednesday.

RealGM Staff Report

Derrick Williams Vents Frustration Over Lack Of Playing Time
Derrick Williams is averaging just 18 minutes and 7.3 points per game.

Pioneer Press

Wolves Visited Cryotherapy Clinic
The Wolves visited a cryotherapy clinic Tuesday before their game against the Mavericks.

Adelman Considering Love-Williams-Beasley Frontcourt
Rick Adelman is confident Kevin Love, Derrick Williams, and Michael Beasley can score as a unit.

Ray Richardson/Pioneer Press

Adelman Slides Derrick Williams To Power Forward
Rick Adelman is moving Derrick Williams to the power forward spot to ease the rookie's transition to the pro game.

Jerry Zgoda/Minneapolis Star Tribune

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