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Las Vegas Summer League: Sacramento Kings – Final Roundup

The Kings took the 2014 Las Vegas Summer League title, but not all of their key players performed consistently well. Given who was playing for the Kings in summer league, it’s not terribly surprising that they ultimately hoisted the trophy as their owner, Vivek Ranadive, beamed with pride. Throughout the seven games, particularly the final four, how did each of the key players...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Packages the Kings Could Send to Detroit for Josh Smith

Number OnePistons Send: Josh SmithKings Send: Derrick Williams, Jason TerryWhy the Kings Would do it: The Kings basically give up a prospect and a bench veteran for the star power type player they have craved for years now.  While Smith may not fit that well next to Rudy Gay, the Kings have been rumored in talks for multiple top tier names recently, and Smith would just be the...
Via TopSportsReport
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Deron Williams Trades that Make Sense

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports It’s the season for NBA rumors. A few days ago, there was a rumor that Deron Williams isn’t happy in Brooklyn. What a surprise. Mr. Unhappy or Mr. Coach Killer spoke again. According to Devin Karpertian of The Brooklyn game, Williams is frustrated: A high-level Brooklyn Nets official told The Brooklyn Game that a report that Deron Williams wanted...
Via The Sideline
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams throws down monster dunk on Taj Gibson

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love poster dunks and one of the best from Saturday’s NBA action came as Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams took flight in Chicago. Check out the highlight below as he throws down the monster dunk in Taj Gibson’s face in the second quarter of play: Do you know how to post videos to Facebook, Taj? *** Williams image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings See Derrick Williams' Versatility As Asset, Not Detriment

Derrick Williams continues to be between positions at small forward and power forward. Williams is one of the most athletic players on the Sacramento Kings, but utilizing and maximizing that ability hasn't been consistent. If Rudy Gay returns to the Kings next season, he will take the starting spot at small forward, which would leave Williams vying for the spot at power forward...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams’ struggles in the pros

Derrick Williams’ struggles in the prosMinnesota Timberwolves draftee Derrick Williams had high hopes coming into the pros.  His game at Arizona was tremendous and it seemed he had the confidence to carry that over into the NBA.  D-Will averaged over 19 points and 8 rebounds in his sophomore and final year of college.  The box next to “NBA ready” had a nice big check mark...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams puts forward a candidate for fail of the year

Derrick Williams, who was traded from the Timberwolves to the Kings earlier this season, hasn’t exactly panned out as the second overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. His stats this year are pretty much on par with his rookie year numbers, but he apparently thinks he’s improved enough to try a dinner’s served off the backboard on a fastbreak. As you can imagine, he’s not LeBron...
Via Diehardsport
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams Off The Backboard Dunk Attempt Is Epic Fail (Video)

This failed dunk attempt by Derrick Williams tells you all you need to know about the Sacramento Kings. The Kings thumped the Chicago Bulls by 29 on Monday, but all anybody will probably remembers is this ugly, failed off the backboard dunk attempt by Williams. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do,” Williams said of the kind of dunk he was attempting. Kings coach Michael Malone...
Via Thacover2
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Williams botches attempt to throw himself off-the-backboard alley-oop

Everything was going well for Derrick Williams on this play Monday night until he attempted to throw himself an alley-oop off the backboard.Unfortunately, Williams was utterly unsuccessful in his bid to score two points in style, much to the amusement of his Sacramento Kings teammates, but much to the chagrin of head coach Mike Malone.Malone yanked Williams from the game moments...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams punished for showboating by missing off-the-backboard dunk (Video)

Sacramento Kings backup forward Derrick Williams stole a pass and was in position to score a wide-open basket with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter and a 28-point lead over Chicago. However, Williams tried to get a bit too fancy by tossing himself an alley-oop pass off the backboard. Sadly, it didn't go as planned. The good news is that Williams probably earned himself a spot...
Via Holdout Sports
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sacramento Kings’ Derrick Williams Embarrassingly Failed Trying To Throw Himself An Alley-Oop Off Of The Backboard

Derrick Williams tried to put a huge exclamation point on the Sacramento Kings’ big win over the Chicago Bulls tonight at Sleep Train Arena, but unfortunately things didn’t go exactly as he planned. Late in the fourth quarter, he found himself alone on a breakaway and tried to excite the home crowd by throwing an alley-oop to himself off of the backboard. Comically, he didn’t...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Williams botches dunk off the backboard

With his team up 95-67 over the Chicago Bulls Monday night in the closing minutes of the game, Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams saw an opportunity to do something spectacular. The noted dunk artist made a slick steal, broke away by himself and set up for a monster throwdown. There was just one problem: he forgot to finish the job. As Williams streaked down the court all...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Williams botches off-the-backboard dunk horribly

This is sure to end up on this week’s edition of Shaqtin’ A Fool. Watch Kings forward Derrick Williams attempt an off-the-backboard dunk on a fast break and fail horribly. The post Derrick Williams Attempts Off-The-Backboard Dunk, Fails Horribly (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s All Share A Laugh As Derrick Williams Miserably Fails A Fast Break Dunk

Derrick Williams can throw down, there’s no question about that. But the Kings big man got a little ahead of himself on an attempted fast break dunk against the Bulls on Monday night. Williams tried to toss himself an oop of the backboard as he cruised down the court all by himself, but the toss was too high and too hard for him to handle on the carom. The result? One of the funniest...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams returns to Twin Cities with Kings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Before Wednesday, Derrick Williams had entered the Target Center visitors' locker room on only one occasion. That was in 2011, for some promotional materials featuring the Timberwolves' newest, promising piece of the near future -- the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA Draft. Less than a rookie contract's worth of time later, Williams was back in that cramped...
Via Fox Sports North
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams returns to Minnesota

Derrick Williams walked off the bus and strolled into Target Center toward the entrance to the visiting locker room. As he put his hand on the door knob and started to open it, he did a double-take to make sure he was headed to the right place. It's hard to blame Williams for his tentativeness since he had spent the first two years of his career walking into the home locker...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams throws down monster dunk against Pacers

Since moving from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Sacramento Kings, Derrick Williams has become a highlight machine for Sacramento. During tonight’s Kings/Pacers game in Indiana, Williams decided to show off his aerial antics as he soars for this two-handed jam in the second quarter of play: Nice move, Mr. Williams… *** Williams image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Williams throws down monster windmill jam

The Orlando Magic made the trip to Sacramento to face the Kings on Friday night. Two young clubs, looking to build their identities, squared-off in a game which lacked major national attention, but didn’t fail to deliver on the highlights. Watch as DeMarcus Cousins leads the break, before making a sick no-look pass to  streaking Derrick Williams, who throws-down the glorious windmill...
Via Pass The Pill
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Isaiah Thomas throws off-the-glass alley-oop to Derrick Williams

Tweet The Sacramento Kings have made a lot of moves to convert their roster into a younger, more competitive unit. One of those moves was to acquire forward Derrick Williams, the second overall pick in 2011. Another move was to trade Greivis Vasquez, freeing up the starting PG role for explosive third-year guard Isaiah Thomas. Monday night, Williams...
Via Los That Sports Blog
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas and Derrick Williams team up for off-the-glass alley-oop

Video: Runnin' and gunnin'!
Via Beer Mug Sports
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Williams converts on alley-oop

Derrick Williams, the newly acquired toy for Sacramento, debuted on Friday night for the Kings, and showed promise right away. Williams broke free from his defender, with about 2:30 to go in regulation, Greivis Vasquez sees Williams and hits him with a backdoor lob for a tremendous dunk. The lob and slam cut the Clippers lead a little, as the Kings trailed 92-89 after the slam. ...
Via Pass The Pill
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Derrick Williams Throws Down Sick Alley-Oop Over Blake Griffin That Doesn’t Count (Video)

In his Kings debut, forward Derrick Williams, threw down this sick one-handed alley-oop dunk over Blake Griffin, only to have it waved off by the refs because of an off the ball foul call before the shot. Kings kept possession and Williams got revenge as he threw down another all-oop on the very next play. The post Derrick Williams Throws Down Sick Alley-Oop Over Blake Griffin...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Kings’ Derrick Williams Caught A Disgusting Alley-Oop Over Blake Griffin But It Didn’t Count

Well, we’ve got another crazy highlight involving Blake Griffin, but this one isn’t what you’d normally expect. Tonight against the Sacramento Kings, Griffin got posterized by Derrick Williams, who was making his debut in purple after being traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kings PG Greivis Vasquez lobbed it up to Williams, and Griffin took to the sky to beat Williams to...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Trade Grade

Minnesota Timberwolves: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded Derrick Williams, the 2nd pick in the 2011 NBA Draft to the Sacramento Kings for defensive stud  Luc Richard Mbah a Moute. This move for the Timberwolves has two sides to it; 1st based on talent and upside they got the lesser player...
Via HoopStuff
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams proves to be another Timberwolves miss made by David Kahn

MINNEAPOLIS -- Flip Saunders recognized he'd be returning to a mess in the Twin Cities. What he may not have known was how painstaking the cleanup could become. The Timberwolves officially announced Tuesday they've sent Derrick Williams to Sacramento in a straight-up exchange for Luc Mbah a Moute, a deal that sends away a young, healthy No. 2 overall draft pick for a second...
Via Fox Sports North
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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