Panathinaikos OPAP announces the signing of Derrick Williams (31 years old, 2.03 meters) on a contract for the upcoming season.
Williams is a basketball player, born on May 31, 1991 in California, USA. He is a power forward who last played for Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv.
He was selected with the second overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2011 NBA draft. He has played a total of 428 NBA games averaging 8.9 points and 4 rebounds per game.
Williams was picked second in the 2011 NBA draft by Minnesota, right after Kyrie Irving was selected first. He played three years for the Timberwolves and then for Sacramento, New York, Miami and Cleveland.
After a short period in China, Williams has already completed 4 years in the Euroleague (he averaged 10.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game): at Bayern Munich in the 2018-19 season, then at Fenerbahce, at Valencia in the 2020-2021 season and at Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv in the 2021-2022 season.