Ronnie Brewer: The Most Underrated Bulls Signing of the Offseason?

September 13th, 2010 by Shams Charania Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls had a very active off-season. Headlined by the signing of Carlos Boozer, the Bulls acquired six players this off-season, seven if you count Center Omer Asik, 24, coming over from Europe.

Lost in all the signings, was Ronnie Brewer, 25, who is a 6'7" shooting guard out of Arkansas.

Brewer played three and a half seasons with the Utah Jazz, with fellow Point Guard Deron Williams.

Brewer had a breakout season in the 2008-2009 season where he averaged 13.7 PPG and 3.7 RPG in 81 games played (80 started).

Brewer isn't a strong jump-shooter, but he's an exceptional athlete and has great hands on defense, as evident by his career mark of 1.50 steals per game. Brewer often guarded the best shooting guards in the tough Western Conference, such as Kobe Bryant, Brandon Roy, and even Carmelo Anthony at times.

The Chicago Bulls have lacked size in their back court for years. During Derrick Rose's time as point guard for the Bulls, he has had Ben Gordon, at 6'2", and Kirk Hinrich, at 6'3".

Brewer will bring size at the Shooting Guard position they haven't had since Jamal Crawford was running in the backcour ...

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