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New York, NY (KOLD) - Former Wildcat Derrick Williams is now a New York Knick. 

According to ESPN, the free agent forward agreed to a two-year $10 million dollar deal. The second overall pick in 2011 averaged 8.3 points and 2.7 rebounds last season for the Sacramento Kings. 

Friday night, he tweeted a thanks to the Kings but clearly looked forward to his time in the Big Apple:

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    NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton, who may be the Phoenix Suns' choice with the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NBA draft, talks to the media after an individual workout with the Suns, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)
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    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

    Deandre Ayton spent the morning flashing his skill for the Suns brass and early afternoon flashing his smile for the Suns media. 

  • Gronk, Brady return to field as Patriots open minicamp

    Gronk, Brady return to field as Patriots open minicamp

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-06-05 21:59:59 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski catches the ball during an NFL football minicamp practice, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.(AP Photo/Steven Senne). New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski catches the ball during an NFL football minicamp practice, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.
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    Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady returned to the practice field as the New England Patriots opened their mandatory, three-day minicamp.
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    Former Wildcat Josh Pastner cleared of sexual assault allegations

    Former Wildcat Josh Pastner cleared of sexual assault allegations

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-05 03:51:46 GMT
    Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)
    Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)Josh Pastner (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    An investigation has found the sexual misconduct allegations against former University of Arizona standout Josh Pastner are not credible.

    An investigation has found the sexual misconduct allegations against former University of Arizona standout Josh Pastner are not credible.

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  • Correction: US Open story

    Correction: US Open story

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    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
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    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.
  • Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:38:04 GMT
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    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.

    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.

  • Taurasi leads Mercury to 8th straight win, 92-80 over Aces

    Taurasi leads Mercury to 8th straight win, 92-80 over Aces

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    Monday, June 18 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:38:44 GMT
    (Source: Phoenix Mercury)(Source: Phoenix Mercury)
    (Source: Phoenix Mercury)(Source: Phoenix Mercury)

    The Phoenix Mercury ran their winning streak to eight with a 92-80 victory.

    The Phoenix Mercury ran their winning streak to eight with a 92-80 victory.

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