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Rockets wrapping up deal with Ronnie Brewer

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Swishh, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Swishh

    Swishh Member

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    UPDATE: Blog Post

    Pattern continues as Rockets sign Ronnie Brewer
    http://rockets.clutchfans.net/4680/rockets-sign-ronnie-brewer/

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Houston Rockets, I'm told, are wrapping up a deal with free agent Ronnie Brewer</p>&mdash; Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) <a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNSteinLine/statuses/369591514831147010">August 19, 2013</a></blockquote>
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  2. Sydeffect

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    Good defender. Vet minimum signing I'm guessing
     
  3. ROXTXIA

    ROXTXIA Contributing Member

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    Nothing like a 25 man roster.

    We could use the dude's defense.
     
  4. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

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    An alright defender under Tom Thibodeau. Not a shooter/scorer. Not sure what happened in NY/OKC last year. Disappeared.

    I don't think he's guaranteed a roster spot here though.
     
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  5. tehG l i d e

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    Wasn't he injured with OKC?
     
  6. #TheBeard

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    how do we have room for all these guys on guaranteed deals???
     
  7. baller4life315

    baller4life315 Contributing Member

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    Always liked his game. A very useful player if he can earn the playing time.
     
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    I hated him when he played for the Jazz, ahhhhhhh what a dilemma.
     
  10. Firebomb525

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    So who we cuttin'? Reggie Williams?
     
  11. Trackwell

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    Good pick up
     
  12. rocketpower2

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    Lin/Beverley/Brooks/Canaan
    Harden/Garcia/Williams/Young
    Parsons/Casspi/Brewer
    Jones/Motiejunas/Smith/Covington
    Howard/Asik/Camby/Henriquez

    Now we are at 19 I believe?
     
  13. tehG l i d e

    tehG l i d e Member

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    Lin
    Harden
    Parsons
    Howard
    Asik
    Beverley
    Brewer
    Garcia
    Williams
    Casspi
    Jones
    Motiejunas
    Brooks
    Smith
    Camby

    That's 15. Canaan will probably be sent to the D-League. Who else is there?
     
  14. The_Yoyo

    The_Yoyo Contributing Member

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    I was always a fan of his game - his odd shooting style though will make it tough if the Rockets are trying to play a true inside out type game he will have a hard time fitting in since he isnt a good outside shooter.

    From what I do remember though is that he is a good slasher, mid range shooter and a tough defender. Considering what the Rockets currently have defensively in the backcourt he may be a huge asset then.

    The also added benefit - the will make Harden better -- having to go up against Brewer every practice will help his game on both floors.

    training camp will be very interesting though thats for sure

    Lin/Bev/Brooks/Canaan
    Harden/Williams/Brewer
    Parsons/Garcia/Casspi
    Jones/Montiejunas/Covington
    Howard/Asik/Camby/Smith

    and I am sure I am missing some more as well
     
  15. tzou88

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    That really tall kid and/or Covington would be my guess, unless a trade is imminent.

    Right now:
    Lin / Beverley / Brooks / Canaan
    Harden / Garcia / Williams
    Parsons / Casspi / Brewer
    Terrence Jones / Motiejunas
    Dwight Howard / Asik / Greg Smith
     
  16. rocketpower2

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    He still counts towards the 15 man roster.
     
  17. HMMMHMM

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    Ha. ;)

    I'm guessing (hoping) just a training camp body on a non-guaranteed deal.
    Not a huge fan of Brewer, though he'll certainly do for training camp.
     
  18. don grahamleone

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    D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT. D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT. D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT. D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT. D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT. D-FENCE! PSHT PSHT.

    First page! Psht. Psht.
     
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  19. ag3ntgandhi

    ag3ntgandhi Rookie

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    Well, some new basketball news at least! Woohoo!
     
  20. CDrex

    CDrex Contributing Member

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    Good player. I hope he regains his form from 2-3 years ago when he was actually useful. Otherwise, end-of-the-bench defense that only gets minutes when we're playing a team with too much wing scoring to stick our already signed perimeter guys on them.
     
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