MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Derrick Williams has reported to Minnesota Timberwolves training camp with more than just playing time to earn.
The Timberwolves have to make a decision by Oct. 31 whether to exercise the option for 2014-15 on Williams' contract. The 2011 No. 2 overall draft pick has been inconsistent in his first two seasons in the league and has had trouble finding the right role in Rick Adelman's rotation.
That's why the Wolves are still thinking about picking up the option that would pay him $6.3 million next season.
Williams says he knows October "is a big month for me." He also says he's not worried about his contract because if he plays the way he knows he can in the preseason, he will make the Wolves' decision an easy one.
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