T-Wolves exercise Rubio, Williams options

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The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised fourth-year options on guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams.

Rubio, the fifth overall pick in 2009, has averaged 10.7 points, 7.7 assists and 2.3 steals in 98 games since joining the team in 2011-12.

Williams was the second overall pick in 2011 and has averaged 10.5 points and 5.1 rebounds in 144 career games.

The Timberwolves also waived center Chris Johnson, who averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in two preseason games.

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