T-Wolves Draft Williams; Make 6 Trades
The Timberwolves selected 6'8 forward Derrick Williams from Arizona with the 2nd overall pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night. Williams averaged 19 points and 8 rebounds a game in his final season at Arizona. Williams is considered a player that can play the small forward or power forward position. He will be introduced at a press conference today at 3pm. Hear it live on AM 1390-the Fan.
The Wolves made 6 trades during the draft as well. Minnesota dealt point guard Jonny Flynn to Houston in exchange for Brad Miller and a future 1st round draft pick from Memphis that is lottery protected. The Wolves used 2 2nd round picks on point guard Malcolm Lee of UCLA (43rd overall) and 6'6 forward Targay Ngombo of the Congo (57th overall). Minnesota also acquired 3 future 2nd round picks.