MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wolves exercise option on Rubio, Williams
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have exercised their fourth-year options on guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams. Rubio was drafted fifth overall in 2009, but joined the team for the 2011-12 season after playing in Europe. He averaged 10.7 points and 7.3 assists in 57 games last season with the Wolves. Williams was taken second overall in the 2011 NBA Draft. He posted averages of 12 points and 5.5 rebounds in 78 games with Minnesota last year.