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(Associated Press) This March 25 file photo shows Derrick Williams of the University of Arizona dunking during the second half of the NCAA Tournament West Regional championship against Connecticut in Anaheim, Calif. The Timberwolves draft pick said he's ready to start his NBA dream.

Wolves grab Williams with 1st selection


By Jon Krawczynski, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Derrick Williams is on his way to Minnesota and Timberwolves President David Kahn emphatically told fans that he is coming here to stay.

The Wolves drafted the Arizona forward with the No. 2 pick Thursday night, leading to speculation that he could be traded because his skills so closely resemble those of current Timberwolves Michael Beasley and Anthony Randolph.

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