|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.