Corey Brewer Reportedly Back on the Trade Block

by December 18, 2014

The Minnesota Timberwolves are once again reportedly shopping veteran swingman Corey Brewer.

At 5-19 and going nowhere, Minny is said to be discussing a possible Brewer swap with contenders.

Brewer has put up 10.5 points and 3.9 rebounds through 24 games this season.


The Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers, sources said, remain the most interested suitors for Brewer, but have also been joined by the Los Angeles Clippers.


Wolves coach and team president Flip Saunders, after calling Brewer “too valuable to trade” on Nov. 20, publicly acknowledged last week that the Wolves’ many injuries and subsequent struggles to compete in the difficult West have forced Minnesota to concede that the team is shifting from a “retool” mode to a “rebuild.”


Houston and Cleveland remain the best positioned to make a deal because both teams possess an active trade exception large enough to absorb Brewer’s $4.7 million salary. But sources say that the Wolves are seeking a future first-round pick in exchange for Brewer, something the Cavaliers are reluctant to surrender.