Corey Wayne Brewer is a professional basketball player from the United States of America and plays as a small forward. Brewer went to the Portland High School and was part of the McDonald’s All-American lineup in the senior year after averaging 29.4 points with 12.8 rebounds. He was also named as the TSSAA Class 2A “Mr. Basketball” in the year 2004.

Although touted to be a future star in the NBA, Brewer decided to opt for college and went to the University of Florida in 2005. After brilliantly leading the team to the 2005 SEC tournament title, it was widely stated that Brewer would be the lottery pick in the 2006 NBA Draft if he decided to make himself available. However, Brewer had other plans.

He continued his sensational stuff for the Florida Gators and went on to two more SEC titles in 2006 and 2007. However, these two titles weren’t the highlight of his college career. That award went to the 2006 and 2007 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament championship titles that he led the Florida Gators to. Along with the 2007 winners title, Brewer was also named as the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament.

Born 5 Mar 1986
Nationality United States United States
Team History
217 dallas mavericks Dallas 2011
226 minnesota timberwolves Minnesota 2007 - 2011

Brewer recorded the first ever triple-double in the history of the University of Florida after notching up 15, 10 and 13 in points, rebounds and assists.

In 2007, he did declare for the NBA Draft and was picked at 7th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite his abilities, Brewer only averaged 5.8 points in the 22.8 minutes per game that he played across 79 appearances. In his second season, Brewer was playing better with a 6.2 points per game average before his season was cut short by a ligament tear that would shut his season down after just 15 games.

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