Matt Williams Rumors

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Matt Williams
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Born: 10/14/93
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Derrick Jones, who played one season at UNLV, appeared in 19 G League games this season, averaging 14.5 points and 5.6 rebounds. He gives the Heat another 3-point shooter and should help provide depth with Dion Waiters, Justise Winslow and James Johnson out with injuries. “It’s hard not to notice his athleticism and his explosiveness, his talent, all of those things at an extremely high level,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “He’s young. It’s an opportunity to spend some time with a young player that has a lot of physical talent and see if we can help each other. We’re excited about it. He was available. We still want to develop Matt [Williams Jr.] in Sioux Falls. His skills are a little bit more advanced at this point. We felt he was a little bit better fit for the two-way contract.”
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have waived Matt Williams Jr. and signed forward/guard Derrick Jones Jr. to a two-way contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jones Jr. appeared in 16 games (11 starts) with Phoenix’s G League affiliate, the Northern Arizona Suns, this season and averaged 15.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.88 blocks, 1.8 assists, 1.19 steals and 29.1 minutes while shooting 48.5 percent from the field. He has also appeared in six games with Phoenix this season totaling nine points, four rebounds, four blocks, three assists and a steal in 33 minutes of action while shooting 50 percent (2-of-4) from the field and 83.3 percent (5-of-6) from the foul line.