TAG: Derrick Williams

NBA / Jul 15, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Derrick Williams Is At Summer League Searching For Answers

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams is just 23 years-old. He is headed into his fourth season in the NBA. At this age, players should be thinking about their first contract extension and where they want to play long-term. Instead, the former second overall pick is at summer league, not as a spectator, but as a member of the Sacramento Kings team trying to find his place in the league. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The 5 Best Arizona Wildcats Since 2000

Derrick Williams

The one thing you can’t overlook about the Arizona Wildcats throughout the years has been their exemplary guard play. I mean, these boys had some relentless gunners–no pun intended on Gilbert Arenas. Lute Olson took this team to the top of college basketball with a plethora of shoot-first guards like Damon Stoudamire, Mike Bibby, Jerryd Bayless and Jason Terry. While Arizona is dubbed “Point Guard U” because of their immense guard play, Olson also had big men who were vital in shaping the success of the program. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 24, 2014 / 2:00 pm

The 10 Best Dunks In The NBA Last Week

James Johnson

James Johnson (Justin Ford/USA TODAY Sports)

It seems as if the All-Star Game only inspired players to throw down dunks that were far more vicious and creative than anything we saw in the first half of the season. Right out of the gate after the All-Star break, observers have been subject to some of the league’s best posters and alley-oops, whether they’re done by two players or only one, to start off the second half of the season. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 4, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Derrick Williams Botches Breakaway Off-The-Backboard Dunk

Derrick Williams

This was a bad decision. While it’s a little hypocritical of us to say NBA players should practice good sportsmanship, and refrain from gloating during a blowout, this was a bad idea the moment it didn’t work. If Derrick Williams had completed his off-the-backboard dunk in the waning moments of Sacramento’s blowout of the Bulls, then we might be showing this anyway as an example of an awesome off-the-backboard dunk — we’ve done it before when he hooked up with Zeke for one on the break. But he messed this whole thing up. Badly. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jan 28, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (1.28)

Terrence Ross

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Biggest Wastes Of Talent In The NBA

Hasheem Thabeet

Every name in this list had the potential to be stars in the NBA but have yet to — or will never — reach it. The list includes players drafted high that were expected to develop into quality professionals and have failed to do so. Most of these players have showed signs of success at times but have not lived up to expectations so far in their career, whether it’s injuries that are the culprits, or perhaps a messy attitude. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The NBA’s 50 Biggest Sneakerheads On Instagram

Damian Lillard adidas Crazyquick PE

It’s no surprise that NBA players are some of the biggest sneakerheads in the world. You can see them rocking the most exclusive kicks on a daily basis, in part because they’re always around the culture and, more importantly, because they can get basically anything they want. And thanks to Instagram, we’re getting a better look now at what’s on their feet than ever before. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 10, 2013 / 2:00 am

Isaiah Thomas Lobs Off The Backboard For The Derrick Williams Reverse Slam

Derrick Williams

The Sacramento Kings had their new stretch power forward, Rudy Gay, in a luxury suite tonight watching the game as he awaits the finalizaton of his trade from Toronto. The Kings looked fantastic, too. With Isaiah Thomas getting almost 40 minutes as the singular point guard, and DeMarcus Cousins playing like his boss, partial Kings owner Shaquille O’Neal, the Kings beat the visiting Mavs, 112-97. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame Music

Drake

Go into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 2, 2013 / 1:30 pm

Fantasy Basketball: This Week’s 6 Best Pickups (12.2)

Derrick Williams

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »