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Derrick Williams

23-Year-Old    PF,SF    Sacramento Kings

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

6.8

REB

2.7

AST

0.5

STL

0.4

BLK

0.0

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Early last season, Williams was dealt from the Wolves to the Kings in exchange for swingman Luc Richard Mbah a Moute. While he was freed from a bad situation in Minnesota, Williams struggled to find his niche with the Kings. In 67 games, he averaged 8.5 points and 4.4 reboun...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 250 lbs   DOB: 5/25/1991  College: Arizona   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Drafted by the Timberwolves with second-overall pick in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft.

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Derrick Williams NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 MIN 66 21.5 8.8 4.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 41.2 69.7 1.2 1.2 3.5 2.1 26.8 3.1 7.5 2.1 3.0
2012-13 21 MIN 78 24.6 12.0 5.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 43.0 70.6 1.3 1.2 4.3 2.5 33.2 4.3 10.1 2.5 3.5
2013-14 22 MIN 11 14.7 4.9 2.4 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.2 35.2 87.5 0.5 0.3 2.1 1.4 13.3 1.7 4.9 1.3 1.5
2013-14 22 SAC 67 24.7 8.5 4.4 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.4 43.7 70.8 1.0 1.0 3.4 1.3 28.6 2.8 6.4 2.6 3.6
2013-14 22 MIN/SAC 78 23.3 8.0 4.1 0.7 0.6 0.3 0.3 42.7 71.8 1.0 0.9 3.2 1.3 26.3 2.6 6.2 2.4 3.3
2014-15 23 SAC 47 17.7 6.8 2.7 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.4 44.4 66.3 0.6 0.5 2.2 1.6 28.4 2.4 5.5 1.5 2.2
Rest Of Season Projections 23 SAC 25 21.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Derrick Williams
Preseason Projections 23 SAC 77 22.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Derrick Williams

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Derrick Williams NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 17.0 8.7 3.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 1.0 47.4 83.3 0.7 0.3 3.0 2.7 37.5 3.0 6.3 1.7 2.0
Last 14 Days 3 17.0 8.7 3.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 1.0 47.4 83.3 0.7 0.3 3.0 2.7 37.5 3.0 6.3 1.7 2.0
Last 30 Days 9 18.8 6.2 2.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.6 43.5 78.6 0.4 0.1 2.7 1.8 31.3 2.2 5.1 1.2 1.6
Last 5 Games 5 22.2 8.2 4.0 1.0 0.8 0.0 0.8 42.4 75.0 0.6 0.2 3.8 2.6 30.8 2.8 6.6 1.8 2.4
Last 10 Games 10 19.1 6.5 3.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.5 43.1 80.0 0.5 0.2 2.8 1.8 27.8 2.2 5.1 1.6 2.0
Last 20 Games 20 21.7 7.5 3.7 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.5 45.1 69.8 0.5 0.5 3.2 1.9 26.3 2.8 6.1 1.5 2.2

 

Derrick Williams Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Derrick Williams – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Small Forward

1.  Jason Thompson

2.  Derrick Williams

3.  DeMarcus Cousins

4.  Carl Landry

5.  Reggie Evans

6.  Rudy Gay

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True Shooting Percentage

52.5%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Derrick Williams has a true shooting percentage of 52.5%.

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Derrick Williams NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 MIN 66 36.0 14.8 7.9 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.9 41.2 69.7 2.0 2.0 5.9 3.5 26.8 5.2 12.6 3.5 5.0
2012-13 21 MIN 78 36.0 17.5 8.1 0.9 0.8 0.7 1.2 43.0 70.6 1.9 1.8 6.3 3.7 33.2 6.4 14.8 3.6 5.1
2013-14 22 MIN 11 36.0 12.0 5.8 0.2 0.9 0.9 0.4 35.2 87.5 1.3 0.7 5.1 3.3 13.3 4.2 12.0 3.1 3.6
2013-14 22 SAC 67 36.0 12.4 6.4 1.2 1.0 0.3 0.5 43.7 70.8 1.5 1.5 5.0 1.8 28.6 4.1 9.3 3.7 5.3
2013-14 22 MIN/SAC 78 36.0 12.3 6.4 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.5 42.7 71.8 1.5 1.4 5.0 2.0 26.3 4.1 9.5 3.7 5.1
2014-15 23 SAC 47 36.0 13.8 5.5 1.1 0.9 0.1 0.9 44.4 66.3 1.3 1.0 4.5 3.2 28.4 4.9 11.1 3.0 4.5
Rest Of Season Projections 23 SAC 25 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Derrick Williams
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Derrick Williams NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 20 MIN 66 1418 583 311 38 30 31 37 41.2 69.7 77 77 234 138 26.8 205 498 136 195
2012-13 21 MIN 78 1916 933 430 46 44 37 65 43.0 70.6 101 96 334 196 33.2 338 786 192 272
2013-14 22 MIN 11 162 54 26 1 4 4 2 35.2 87.5 6 3 23 15 13.3 19 54 14 16
2013-14 22 SAC 67 1658 570 297 55 44 16 24 43.7 70.8 70 68 229 84 28.6 187 428 172 243
2013-14 22 MIN/SAC 78 1820 624 323 56 48 20 26 42.7 71.8 76 71 252 99 26.3 206 482 186 259
2014-15 23 SAC 47 830 318 127 25 20 2 21 44.4 66.3 29 23 104 74 28.4 114 257 69 104
Rest Of Season Projections 23 SAC 25 531 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Derrick Williams
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Derrick Williams NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 20 MIN 66 21.5 49.9 44.9 5.4 11.0 0.5 8.5
2012-13 21 MIN 78 24.6 51.5 47.1 4.4 9.6 0.5 11.0
2013-14 22 MIN 11 14.7 44.2 37.0 1.5 8.8 0.2 4.2
2013-14 22 SAC 67 24.7 53.3 46.5 8.3 10.6 0.8 9.0
2013-14 22 MIN/SAC 78 23.3 52.4 45.4 7.7 10.4 0.7 8.3
2014-15 23 SAC 47 17.7 52.5 48.4 7.0 8.1 0.9 6.1
Rest Of Season Projections 23 SAC 25 21.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Derrick Williams
Preseason Projections 23 SAC 77 22.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Derrick Williams

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Derrick Williams 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Feb 25 MEM 15 8 1 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 0 2 3 0 1 1
Feb 21 at LAC 19 7 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 5 6 0 2 0 4 1
Feb 20 BOS 17 11 5 1 1 0 0 5 9 0 0 1 3 1 4 2
Feb 11 at MIL 31 11 4 3 1 0 1 3 7 4 6 1 4 0 4 4
Feb 10 at CHI                                
Feb 8 PHO 29 4 6 1 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 6 1
Feb 7 at UTA                                
Feb 5 DAL 19 7 1 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Feb 3 GSW 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Jan 31 at IND                                
Jan 30 at CLE 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jan 28 at TOR 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 0
Jan 26 at NYK                                
Jan 23 at GSW 22 9 5 2 0 0 1 2 5 5 6 0 2 1 4 1
Jan 21 BKN 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 0
Jan 19 at POR 24 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 2 0 1 0 1 2
Jan 17 LAC 28 13 5 2 0 0 1 5 10 3 4 0 3 2 3 3
Jan 16 MIA 33 10 6 1 1 0 0 5 11 0 0 0 1 3 3 0
Jan 13 DAL 36 12 10 2 2 0 1 5 12 2 4 0 2 1 9 2
Jan 11 CLE 16 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 3 0
Jan 9 DEN 13 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Jan 7 OKC 27 4 6 1 1 0 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 1 5 0
Jan 4 at DET 23 12 2 1 0 0 0 5 9 2 4 0 2 0 2 0
Jan 1 at MIN 31 17 5 3 2 1 2 6 10 2 2 3 6 1 4 1
Dec 31 at BOS 16 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
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Dec 29 at BKN 8 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dec 27 NYK 15 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 3
Dec 26 PHO 22 16 5 0 1 0 1 7 9 1 3 1 2 1 4 0
Dec 22 at GSW 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
Dec 21 LAL 16 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 5 1 1 0 1 0 2 0
Dec 18 MIL 24 9 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 3 4 2 4 0 3 0
Dec 16 OKC 17 8 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 6 6 0 2 0 1 0
Dec 13 DET 24 8 6 1 2 0 0 3 11 2 4 0 2 2 4 0
Dec 11 HOU 34 17 5 1 0 0 1 5 12 5 6 2 4 2 3 3
Dec 9 at LAL 21 6 3 0 1 0 3 2 4 2 6 0 1 0 3 1
Dec 8 UTA 15 7 1 0 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Dec 6 ORL 17 14 1 0 0 0 1 6 8 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
Dec 5 IND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 2 TOR 14 18 4 0 0 0 0 8 12 1 3 1 3 3 1 2
Nov 30 MEM                                
Nov 28 at SAS 17 9 4 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 2 1 2 1 3 2
Nov 26 at HOU 10 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 1 1 0 0 0
Nov 25 at NOP 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
Nov 22 at MIN 30 12 6 0 0 0 3 4 7 3 4 1 2 1 5 1
Nov 20 CHI 22 10 2 2 0 0 0 4 9 2 4 0 0 0 2 0
Nov 18 NOP                                
Nov 15 SAS 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
Nov 13 at MEM                                
Nov 11 at DAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 9 at OKC                                
Nov 7 at PHO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 5 DEN 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 at DEN 10 5 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 3 4 0 1 1 3 1
Nov 2 at LAC 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 31 POR                                
Oct 29 GSW 13 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 1 2

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Derrick Williams: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Williams (ankle) had 11 points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-6 FT), four rebounds, and three assists in 31 minutes off the Kings' bench in the loss to the Bucks on Wednesday.

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Williams (ankle) will try to play in Wednesday's game, the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones reports.

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Williams (ankle) is considered questionable to play Wednesday against the Bucks, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports.

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Williams is dealing with an ankle injury and will not play in Tuesday's game, News 10's Sean Cunningham reports.

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Williams moved to the bench against the Mavericks on Thursday but was able to spend 19 minutes on the court as he registered seven points, one rebound, and one assist.

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Williams will come off the bench Thursday versus the Mavericks, the Cowbell Kingdom reports.

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Williams will get the start at power forward Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones reports.

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Williams started against the Warriors on Friday and was able to record nine points, five rebounds, and two assists during his 22 minutes on the hardwood.

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Williams will replace Jason Thompson in the starting lineup for Friday's tilt with the Warriors.

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Williams got the start Friday with Rudy Gay out, and scored 10 points (5-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt), grabbed six rebounds and had a steal in 33 minutes.

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Williams had a double-double off the bench Tuesday with 12 points (5-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT) and 10 rebounds.

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Williams scored 12 points (5-9 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), to go along with two rebounds, and one assist in 23 minutes on Sunday.

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2013-14

Williams followed up a less than desirable rookie season in 2011-12 with a decent season during 2012-13. He averaged 12.0 points and 5.5 rebounds, but never took over the kind of substantial role you would expect from a No. 2 overall draft pick even with the Timberwolves suffering a rash of injuries. He saw modest improvement form last year's number but did increase his three-point shooting percentage to 33.2 percent from 26.8 percent the previous season. Part of the issue may be that he's always been an odd fit on Minnesota's roster as his size (6-9, 250) is more fitting of a power forward, but with Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic on the roster, Minnesota has wanted him to play small forward. To that end, Williams worked hard during the offseason to lose some weight to better adapt to the small forward position. With Chase Budinger out indefinitely after knee surgery, Williams has more of a chance at significant playing time at small forward. He likely needs a strong preseason as the T-Wolves have until Oct. 31 to make a decision on a $6.3 million option for the 2014-15 season. Normally, extending a rookie contract to a fourth year for a No. 2 overall pick is a no-brainer. However, that the T-Wolves have to think about the decision shows his status on the roster may be precarious. He's a candidate to be traded at some point during the season if he doesn't take a big leap as a result.

2012-13

The No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 draft had a disappointing rookie season by averaging just 8.8 ppg and 4.7 rpg and made just 26.8 percent of this three-point shots. Part of the problem was that Williams struggled to find minutes (he played just 21.5 mpg) as he was often out of position. At 6-9 and 250 pounds, Williams is more suited to play power forward. However, the T-Wolves are set at power forward with Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic. At small forward, Williams struggled with his defense on quicker players. And no player on the T-Wolves saw their game drop off more after Ricky Rubio went down with an injury. He was shooting 45.1 percent from the field before Rubio hurt his knee, as Rubio often found Williams for easy layups and alley-oops. Williams shot just 36 percent from the field the rest of the season. His playing out of position led his name to be mentioned in trade talks in the offseason. And he didn't exactly seem to inspire the organization's confidence when Minnesota acquired Andrei Kirilenko and Chase Budinger, which could make it even tougher for Williams to find minutes at either forward spot. Still, Williams has a promising mix of size and strength to play power forward, but also handles the ball well enough along with an outside game to be an offensive threat at small forward. He's talented and young enough to find a regular role with Minnesota or elsewhere.

2011-12

The second overall pick in the 2011 draft put together a great season for the Arizona Wildcats, finishing with averages of 19.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.1 threes while shooting 59.5 percent from the floor and 56.8 percent from downtown. He has the size and strength to play the four but also handles the ball and has an outside game good enough to see significant time at the three. Head coach Rick Adelman said he'll focus on Williams playing power forward initially. He should emerge with a large role in the offense and could even become the focal point, but he may be brought along slowly off the bench.