Wolves’ Williams takes trade rumors in stride
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first time Derrick Williams saw his name appear in trade rumors, it stung him a little bit.
The former No. 2 overall draft choice had barely been in Minnesota long enough to find himself a winter coat when the first chatter about the Timberwolves moving him surfaced.
Now just 21 years old and not even finished with his second full season, Williams has become a grizzled veteran at handling the uncertainty that comes with trade talk in the NBA.
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