Derrick Williams F SAC 7 Days

Williams scored 11 points and five rebounds in 17 minutes against the Celtics Friday night.Williams saw more time thanks to the quick hook given to Carl Landry and could be more used in George Karl's system than he was previously. He's scored double-digit points in two straight games, after going nearly a month without reaching that level.

Derrick Williams F SAC 16 Days

Williams (ankle) had 11 points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-6 FT), four rebounds, and three assists in 31 minutes off the Kings' bench in the loss to the Bucks on Wednesday.Williams missed the Tuesday loss to Chicago, but played his most minutes since Jan. 16. Despite the extra minutes, Williams only produced mediocre stats and should only be monitored in deeper leagues.

Derrick Williams F SAC 16 Days

Williams (ankle) will try to play in Wednesday's game, the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones reports.Williams' minutes are typically pretty modest, so with him dealing with an injury, it would not be surprising to see him fail to eclipse 20 minutes Wednesday.

Derrick Williams F SAC 16 Days

Williams (ankle) is considered questionable to play Wednesday against the Bucks, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports.Williams missed Tuesday's game with a sprained right ankle, and he's essentially a game-time call for Wednesday's matchup. He'll test out the ankle in warmups, after which a final call will be made. If Williams is held out, Carl Landry and Reggie Evans should pick up a few extra minutes. On Tuesday, Landry scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds in 24 minutes, while Evans had three points and six boards in 15 minutes.

Derrick Williams F SAC 17 Days

Williams is dealing with an ankle injury and will not play in Tuesday's game, News 10's Sean Cunningham reports.This news came out after the game started, so his owners in daily leagues were out of luck. Consider Williams questionable for Wednesday's game in Milwaukee.

Derrick Williams F SAC 21 Days

Williams moved to the bench against the Mavericks on Thursday but was able to spend 19 minutes on the court as he registered seven points, one rebound, and one assist.

Fellow power forward Jason Thompson got the starting nod over Williams on Friday, although Williams spent one more minute on the court than Thompson against the Mavericks. It's unclear if coach Ty Corbin will stick with this lineup moving forward as he tries to figure out where to utilize Williams' average of 17.1 minutes per game this season.

Derrick Williams F SAC 22 Days

Williams will come off the bench Thursday versus the Mavericks, the Cowbell Kingdom reports.

Williams entered the starting lineup Tuesday but mustered only two points and three rebounds in 21 minutes. He'll be replaced by typical first-team power forward Jason Thompson.

Derrick Williams F SAC 24 Days

Williams will get the start at power forward Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones reports.

Williams has only played 20-plus minutes in one of his last four games, and has a couple healthy scratches mixed in, so it's hard to trust him to get big minutes Tuesday. Jason Thompson will come off the bench, but this change was likely based on matching up better with Golden State, and Williams could soon go back to a reserve role.

Derrick Williams F SAC 1 Month

Williams started against the Warriors on Friday and was able to record nine points, five rebounds, and two assists during his 22 minutes on the hardwood.

It's still unclear whether or not Williams will remain in the starting lineup, although he saw just as many minutes as a starter Friday than he has when coming off the bench this season. As a result, it doesn't seem to matter where Williams starts the game because his value is remaining consistently in the zone of deeper leagues.

Derrick Williams F SAC 1 Month

Williams will replace Jason Thompson in the starting lineup for Friday's tilt with the Warriors.

Williams and Thompson have typically seen relatively similar minutes totals over the last handful of games as it is, so the lineup change may not necessarily have much of an impact on either player. Of the two big men, Williams would seem to be the more viable fantasy play in deeper formats at this juncture, as he's produced double-digit points in three of his last five games to Thompson's one, and is more of a threat from three-point land.