Corey Brewer has been around the NBA.
The Kings are the eighth team the journeyman forward has suited up for in his 12-year career, and the ninth organization he's been a part of overall. But after finishing the 2018-19 season in California's capital, Brewer hopes he has found a more permanent home.
"Just being around these young guys has been fun," Brewer told the Kings' website. "Just being able to help them as best I can, and knowing how good they can be and how good they're going to be."
After Sacramento traded Iman Shumpert ahead of the deadline, Brewer gave the young Kings team some much-needed veteran leadership. The 33-year-old signed a pair of 10-day contracts in January, before signing with the team for the remainder of the season in February.
"He's been good for us," point guard De'Aaron Fox said back in February. "When he gets on the court, you know what he's going to bring."
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In 24 games with the Kings, Brewer averaged 4.1 points and 2.5 rebounds in just under 15 minutes per. His impact was particularly felt on the defensive end, as Kings.com writer Alex Kramers noted, where Sacramento gave up 4.1 fewer points per 100 possessions with him on the floor,
Brewer can become an unrestricted free agent this summer, but it sounds like he doesn't have much intention of signing anywhere else.