Keys to the Wolf Den: Corey Brewer’s Potential, Part 2

March 3rd, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
I think Corey ought to grow his hair out again.

All jokes aside, Corey Brewer has been the biggest surprise for the Wolves, hands down, point blank.

I had written numerous articles on Corey Brewer during the offseason, stating that he would have a breakout season due to the lack of wing play and guidance under Kurt Rambis who had tremendous visions for him. I was also mocked and made fun of, but now it appears that I was right, and Corey is indeed having a breakout season.

Not only is it just his true first season with consistent minutes, but Brewer along with Jonny Flynn have been the only two players to start every single game for the Wolves.

Stats wise, everything has improved except his free throws. His points have doubled, rebounds are matching his career highs, and he's already compiled more assists in his first 60 games this season than he has for his first 84 games of his career. He has already surpassed his blocks totals in a season and steals in a season, all of this while learning the triangle offense.

But it's not the stats that impress me; it's the rate of improvement.

At the beginning of the seaso ...

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