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Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv has announced the signing of Derrick Williams. The American big man recently entered free agency after spending a season with Spanish-side Valencia.

The athletic forward, who was the 2nd pick of the 2011 NBA Draft and has starred in recent years at Bayern, Fenerbahce and Valencia, joins the yellow and blue.

Coach Sfairopoulos: “He will give us a lot of power in the forward position.”, according to Freelance Jobs near me.

Williams was picked second in the 2011 NBA draft by Minnesota, right after Kyrie Irving, who was selected first. He played three years for the Timberwolves and then for Sacramento, New York, Miami and Cleveland. In all, he played no less than 443 games in the NBA. By the way, during the 2014/15 season he collaborated in Sacramento with Omri Casspi.

After a short period in China, Williams has already completed 3 years in the Euroleague: at Bayern Munich in the 2018/19 season with an average of 13.4 points per game, then at Fenerbahce (11.3 points) and last season, as mentioned, with Valencia.