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HT: 6' 8"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 5/25/1991  College: Arizona   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year contract with the Cavaliers in March of 2017.

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Williams (quad) will play during Saturday's game against the Clippers. Jason Lloyd of The Athletic reports.

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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 74 19.8 8.3 2.7 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7 44.7 68.4 0.8 0.6 2.2 2.1 31.4 2.9 6.6 1.8 2.6
2015-16 24 NYK 80 17.9 9.3 3.7 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.6 45.0 75.8 0.8 0.6 3.1 1.9 29.3 3.2 7.1 2.4 3.2
2016-17 25 CLE 25 17.1 6.2 2.3 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.8 50.5 69.2 0.6 0.1 2.2 2.1 40.4 2.2 4.3 1.1 1.6
2016-17 25 MIA 25 15.1 5.9 2.9 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.4 39.4 62.0 0.6 0.6 2.3 1.8 20.0 2.2 5.5 1.2 2.0
2016-17 25 CLE/MIA 50 16.1 6.1 2.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.6 44.3 65.2 0.6 0.4 2.2 1.9 30.9 2.2 4.9 1.2 1.8
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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 74 36.0 15.2 5.0 1.2 0.8 0.1 1.2 44.7 68.4 1.4 1.0 4.0 3.8 31.4 5.3 11.9 3.3 4.8
2015-16 24 NYK 80 36.0 18.7 7.4 1.9 0.7 0.2 1.1 45.0 75.8 1.5 1.2 6.2 3.8 29.3 6.4 14.2 4.9 6.4
2016-17 25 CLE 25 36.0 13.2 4.8 1.2 0.4 0.2 1.8 50.5 69.2 1.2 0.3 4.6 4.4 40.4 4.6 9.0 2.3 3.3
2016-17 25 MIA 25 36.0 14.1 7.0 1.3 0.9 0.5 0.9 39.4 62.0 1.3 1.5 5.4 4.3 20.0 5.2 13.1 3.0 4.8
2016-17 25 CLE/MIA 50 36.0 13.6 5.8 1.3 0.6 0.3 1.3 44.3 65.2 1.3 0.9 5.0 4.3 30.9 4.8 10.9 2.6 4.0
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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 74 1462 617 202 50 34 4 49 44.7 68.4 56 41 161 156 31.4 217 485 134 196
2015-16 24 NYK 80 1435 746 296 75 29 9 44 45.0 75.8 61 47 249 150 29.3 254 565 194 256
2016-17 25 CLE 25 427 156 57 14 5 2 21 50.5 69.2 14 3 54 52 40.4 54 107 27 39
2016-17 25 MIA 25 377 148 73 14 9 5 9 39.4 62.0 14 16 57 45 20.0 54 137 31 50
2016-17 25 CLE/MIA 50 804 304 130 28 14 7 30 44.3 65.2 28 19 111 97 30.9 108 244 58 89
2017-18 Projections 26 FA 50 805 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Derrick Williams

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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 74 19.8 54.0 49.8 7.4 8.3 0.9 7.0
2015-16 24 NYK 80 17.9 55.0 48.8 9.2 7.5 1.2 9.0
2016-17 25 CLE 25 17.1 62.8 60.3 9.2 9.2 1.0 6.2
2016-17 25 MIA 25 15.1 46.5 42.7 7.5 7.5 1.0 5.3
2016-17 25 CLE/MIA 50 16.1 53.7 50.4 8.3 8.3 1.0 5.8
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Derrick Williams: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Tyronn Lue said that Williams (quad) should be able to play Saturday against the Clippers, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reports.

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Williams will miss Thursday's game against the Jazz due to a right quad contusion, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.

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Williams provided 13 points (4-8 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 2-4 FT) and one assist across 21 minutes in a 128-96 win over the Pistons on Tuesday.

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Williams posted 13 points (5-10 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds, one steal and one block across 31 minutes in Wednesday's 103-99 loss to the Celtics.

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Williams managed eight points (3-7 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), four rebounds and two assists over 23 minutes in Saturday's 117-99 loss to the Bulls.

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Williams will sign a second 10-day contract with the Cavaliers prior to Wednesday's practice, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.

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Williams' 10-day contract with the Cavaliers expired, and the team has yet to make a decision on his future with the team, Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Williams supplied seven points (2-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds and two assists across 27 minutes in a 113-104 win over the Pacers on Wednesday.

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Williams scored 12 points (3-3 FG, 6-8 FT) to go with one assist across 22 minutes Thursday during a 118-109 loss to the Thunder.

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Williams will make his Cavaliers debut Thursday against the Thunder, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reports.

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Williams is set to sign a 10-day contract with the Cavaliers on Thursday, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Williams was released by the Heat on Monday, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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2017-18

There was no outlook written for Derrick Williams.

2015-16

Signed to a two-year, $10 million contract this offseason, Williams averaged 8.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.7 three-pointers in 20 minutes per game across 74 appearances for the Kings last season. While those subpar numbers reflect Williams' decline since being drafted No. 2 overall in 2011, Williams spent 35 percent of his minutes last season at small forward, a high-mark for his four-year career. That shift hurt Williams' rebounding numbers and forced him to play further away from the basket than he's suited for offensively. An underwhelming outside shooter, Williams figures to play both forward positions for the Knicks, where his open court athleticism should encourage them to push the tempo more often this season. Still just 24 years old, Williams will have the opportunity to carve out a solid role on New York's roster, but fantasy owners outside the deepest of leagues should probably steer clear of an offensively limited player that has trended down in recent seasons.

2014-15

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 rebounds in 25 minutes. While his field goal percentage (44%) jumped more than eight points after the trade, it was still well below the desirable level for a forward who spends much of his time in the paint. He also continued to struggle from beyond the arc, shooting just 29 percent after converting at a horrendous 13-percent clip with the Timberwolves. On the positive side, Williams is still just 23 years old and appears to be in position for another season of consistent playing time. The California native projects as the backup to Rudy Gay at small forward and should see his fair share of minutes at power forward, as well. In two-plus seasons with Minnesota, Williams played 78 percent of his minutes at power forward. In Sacramento, that number dwindled to 61 percent.

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.