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Report: Timberwolves' Derrick Williams Traded to Kings

Updated: 11/25/2013 10:42 PM
Created: 11/25/2013 7:17 PM KSTP.com

As we told you on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS at 6 p.m., the Wolves are close to a trade involving forward Derrick Williams.

ESPN.com takes it a step further saying Williams is going to Sacramento for forward Luc Richard Mbah A Moute. He's known as a great one-on-one defensive player.

For Williams, it's a fresh start and a place where he can play his more natural power forward position. For the Wolves, it's another top-6 pick -- think Wes Johnson and Jonny Flynn -- that didn't work out. Williams was the second overall pick in the 2011 Draft.

Both players are signed through next season.

The trade is expected to be made official Tuesday.

Derrick Williams traded to Kings

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