WOLVES PLAY TONIGHT, PICK UP WILLIAMS OPTION 23 Oct 13

The Timberwolves face the 76ers tonight in preseason action in Philadelphia.  Minnesota will then wrap up exhibition play on Thursday in Detroit  The T’wolves are 3-and-2 following Sunday’s 104-89 win over the Boston Celtics in Montreal.  The Sixers are 2-and-4.  Tonight’s tilt is set to tip at 6 p.m. 

 

 Minnesota Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams isn’t going anywhere.  The T’wolves have picked up the third-year player’s option.  Minnesota had until the end of the month to either exercise the option for 2014-15 or decline it and allow Williams to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.  Williams averaged 12 points and five-and-a-half rebounds in 78 games last season.