Ron Brewer used to play in the position of Guard. He was 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighed 180 lbs. While playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), he was offered jersey no. 10, 17 and 22. From 1978-79 to 1980-81, he was a member of Portland Trail Blazers. He played for San Antonio Spurs during the 1980-81 and 1981-82 seasons. He was drafted to Cleveland Cavaliers for the 1981-82 and 1982-83 seasons. He belonged to Golden State Warriors during the 1982-83 and 1983-84 seasons. During the 1983-84 and 1984-85 seasons, he was a member of San Antonio Spurs. He was with New Jersey Nets in the 1984-85 season. In the 1985-86 season, he played for Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers.
Brewer was a student of Northside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. After passing out, he sought admission in the University of Arkansas. During the 1978 NBA draft, he was chosen by Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round. He was the 7th pick and overall 7th pick. During the 1981-82 season, Brewer collected 1357 points which are the maximum collected by him in a single season. In this season, he also collected 161 rebounds, 188 assists and 151 personal fouls. His field goal percentage was 0.477, 3-point field goal percentage was 0.258 and free throw percentage was 0.812.
Brewer participated in 501 games in the NBA during which he received 12892 playing minutes. The number of field goal attempts was 5437 and the number of field goals was 2497 and thus the field goal percentage was 0.459. He made 121 3-point field goal attempts out of which there were 30 3-point field goals and the corresponding 3-point field goal percentage was 0.248. There were 1149 free throw attempts out of which 947 were free throws resulting in a free throw percentage of 0.824. He accrued 5971 points, 835 personal fouls, 920 assists and 971 rebounds.