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Derrick Williams picked No. 2 overall

Updated: June 24, 2011, 3:17 AM ET
By Jim Barrero | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Derrick Williams, the La Mirada High graduate who led Arizona to the Pac-10 Conference regular-season title and to the West Regional final of last spring's NCAA tournament, was selected with the No. 2 overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in Thursday's NBA draft.

Williams, who averaged 19.5 points and 8.3 rebounds for the Wildcats last season, is a 6-foot-9 forward who has been praised for his athleticism and ability to get to the free-throw line.

Williams led a list of eight ...

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