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.