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Derrick Williams
Derrick Williams
Position: F
Born: 05/25/91
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:241 lbs. / 109.3 kg.
Salary: $4,400,000
“Like I always said, when I got drafted [by the Minnesota Timberwolves] they picked me, I didn’t pick them,” Williams said after putting up his second straight 20-plus point game with a game-high 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting as the Knicks beat the 76ers, 94-88, to improve to 3-0 in the preseason. “I chose to be here and Phil [Jackson] wanted me here and Derek [Fisher] wanted me here and as soon as I was done with the meeting I called my agent,” the 6-foot-8 Williams added. “Ten minutes after the meeting, I said I’m signing up.”
New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has signed guard Arron Afflalo, center Robin Lopez and forward Derrick Williams and acquired forward/center Kyle O’Quinn via sign-and-trade from Orlando. Terms of the deals are not disclosed. “We are fortunate to add these four new players to our roster that has brought the team both veteran talent and leadership and youth,” Jackson said. “These men, in addition to our rookies from the NBA Draft, will make for a very competitive team this coming year. We are looking forward to the season as we welcome these young men to the New York Knicks 2015-16 roster.”