The ink is dry on the contract between the Timberwolves and Derrick Williams, who was picked second overall in the NBA draft out of Arizona. Williams practiced for three days with his new team before the paperwork on the rookie deal went through this morning.
Wolves' rookie Williams nearly signed with European team
Timberwolves' rookie Derrick Williams says he's ready for training camp to begin Friday. The No. 2 pick in the draft says he nearly signed a contract to play professional basketball in Spain or Italy. Fortunately, the NBA lockout ended just in time.