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Derrick Williams

24-Year-Old    PF,SF    Free Agent

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

8.3

REB

2.7

AST

0.7

STL

0.5

BLK

0.1

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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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Became an unrestricted free agent in July 2015 after the Kings declined to extend him a qualifying offer.

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Williams did not receive a qualifying offer from the Kings, making him an unrestricted free agent, NBA.com 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
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True Shooting Percentage

54.0%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Derrick Williams has a true shooting percentage of 54.0%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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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 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
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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
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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
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Derrick Williams 2014-15 NBA Game Log

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

Williams averaged 8.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.7 three-pointers, 0.7 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.1 blocks in 20 minutes per game during 74 regular season games in the 2014-15 season.

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Williams finished with 22 points (9-16 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-4 FT), six rebounds and three assists in 34 minutes off the bench during Wednesday's win over the Lakers.

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Williams scored 20 points (6-12 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-9 FT) with two assists and a steal in 29 minutes off the bench Monday.

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Williams will start at power forward Sunday in Denver, the Sacramento Bee reports.

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Williams responded to coach George Karl's criticism of his rebounding by grabbing eight rebounds in Tuesday's win over the Timberwolves. Williams also put up 18 points (8-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), one assist, and one block in 31 minutes off the bench.

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Williams was called out by coach George Karl after Sunday's loss to the Jazz for his lack of rebounding, Cowbell Kingdom reports. Williams finished the game with nine points, two steals, one three-pointer, and zero rebounds, assists, or blocks in 26 minutes. "You shouldn't be playing 20 minutes a night and not getting a rebound," Karl said. "A coke machine can get a rebound in 20 minutes."

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Williams scored 15 points (5-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 3-4 FT) in 31 minutes in the loss to Philadelphia on Friday.

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Williams posted 18 points (7-12 FG, 4-5 FT, 0-2 3Pt) to go with one rebound in 23 minutes of action Sunday against the Blazers.

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Williams scored 11 points and five rebounds in 17 minutes against the Celtics Friday night.

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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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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.