Season Summary 

The Lakers acquired Brewer from Houston along with their 2017 first-round draft pick in exchange for Lou Williams at the trade deadline, and got 24 games of his traditionally-excellent effort and energy to serve as an example for L.A.’s young players. He scrapped his way around on defense and flew up the court in transition, often a key for the second unit that helped L.A. win five straight games in April. Brewer did struggle to hit 3-pointers, converting just 20.8 percent from distance. Generally a quiet person, Brewer found opportunities to teach L.A.’s young players things he’s picked up over his career on the court during games, at practice and in the locker room.


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