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2011 NBA Draft: Derrick Williams
Team Minnesota
Round 1
Selection 2
Position Forward
School Arizona
Year SO
Height 6-8
Weight 241
High School La Mirada
Hometown La Mirada, CA
2011: Selected by Minnesota in 1st round (2nd overall) of the NBA Draft...2012: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2013: Traded to Sacramento for Luc Mbah a Moute, Nov. 26th.

2010-11 Pac-10 Player of the Year...Considered one of the top prospects in the draft class...Averaged 19.5 ppg and 8.3 ppg as a sophomore during the 2010-11 season and upped productivity to 22.8 ppg and 9.3 ppg during the NCAA tournament...Excellent range and shooting ability...Smooth consistent stroke...Average athleticism and size...Strong finisher around rim...Can finish with both hands and can absorb contact...Very good in isolation situations...Can create his own shot...Can operate out of the post or take defenders off the dribble...Tends to turn the ball over when operating out of the post...Must improve passing and decision making...Tends to get pushed around when fighting for defensive rebounds and has difficulty maintaining position while boxing out.

2010 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/14 Idaho State2016760414501101
11/18 New Mexico St252710909681400004
11/21 Northern Colorado2315851435810100
11/23 Bethune-Cookman29191061633621223
11/26 Santa Clara21221253912322023
11/27 @Kansas29271592762802135
Total1471266240739202444565716
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/1 @Rice24188713551012035
12/5 Oklahoma2616641713404144
12/8 Cal State Fullerton332210619461030241
12/11 @BYU3413950315621143
12/16 Northern Ariz3217832912301003
12/19 @NC State35229601032501221
12/22 Robert Morris23175311036930132
12/30 @Oregon2912320816710042
Total236137583665919355410972421
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/2 @Oregon State2916661311222024
1/6 California3431127116391201112
1/9 Stanford3514552227900164
1/15 Arizona State3231128015461021032
1/20 @Washington332215815381111034
1/22 @Washington St3317134189101911144
1/27 UCLA29221072614510031
1/29 USC1820663502200024
Total243173795111602347707632425
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/3 @Stanford33211480535820025
2/5 @California331285114141810045
2/13 @Arizona State2911540305502115
2/17 Washington St332610701226821123
2/19 Washington352616828471122270
2/24 @USC36811302381100134
2/26 @UCLA29151151416701301
Total22811975404351751687681923
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/3 Oregon State34158505661221012
3/5 Oregon2214751314521034
3/10 Oregon State35221285125702030
3/11 USC30201071506620032
3/12 Washington402414808381121122
3/18 Memphis362211619371000133
3/20 @Texas29171440945933043
3/24 @Duke3532171155671322142
3/26 @Connecticut26201351914510033
Total287186106591454265278141032621
Season Total114174138022642247105209314433726100106

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