Timberwolves rookie forward Derrick Williams will participate in the 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk contest as part of the NBA All Star festivities in Orlando, Florida on Saturday February 25.  Williams will be joined by Chase Budinger of Houston, Paul George of Indiana, and Iman Shumpert of New York.

Williams is averging 7.5 points, and 4.2 rebounds a game this season.  He was the 2nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.