Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/20/12
LAS VEGAS I know I can play.I know I can play.I know I can play.Say it once, and it's a statement. Twice, it's emphasis. Three times, it's harder to believe.With as many times as Derrick Williams has said he knows he can play since last December, it's become a monotonous reassurance. The second-year Timberwolves forward believes it, but not without reminding himself. He believes it, but as last season progressed, his reasons for thinking it became more distant and increasingly questioned. This summer, the most crucial thing for Derrick Williams is that he begin to own his game. So stop asking about his transition from a power forward to a small forward. Stop breaking down his mechanics and scrutinizing his weight loss. No matter the position, Williams needs to learn to play like he belongs. He needs to be aggressive. He needs to exert control. For now, this is less about what he does than how he does it. The details will come later.--Go back to June. Williams is training with Timbe...
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