By Jake Lapin
The Houston Rockets had a good run before coming up short against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. All season long, different players stepped up in different spots contributing to the team’s success.
Corey Brewer was a huge pickup for Morey and his Rockets. Brewer’s greyhound mentality was a huge boost for the team defensively and in transition.
No one is better on the fast break than Corey Brewer. Nobody.
This guy sniffs out every passing lane and can even turn a missed shot into a transition slam. He can kick it into high-gear in the blink of an eye, which helped the Rockets’ second unit play aggressive trap defense and force a ton of steals.
Brewer finished out the season averaging 11.9 ppg, 3.6 rpg, and 1.7 apg.
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