Former NBA forward Derrick Williams signs in Spain with Valencia Basket

In international basketball news, former NBA forward Derrick Williams, listed at 6-foot-8, 240 pounds, has signed in Spain. Per

Valencia Basket added explosiveness and experience to its roster with the signing of power forward Derrick Williams on a one-year contract, the club announced Wednesday. One of the most acrobatic players in the competition and an expert at alley-oop finishes, Williams (2.03 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul, where he averaged 11.3 points and 3.9 rebounds over 28 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season.

Williams’ played in the NBA between 2011-18, though he played just two NBA games in the 2017-18 season. His NBA career average is 8.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per outing. It’s possible he could get back into the league at some point, but for now, overseas is his spot.

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