2013-14 SEASON: Returned to Minnesota for his seventh NBA campaign, having signed as an unrestricted free agent to a three-year contract on July 12... Started 81 games, missing only Feb. 5 at Oklahoma City due to personal reasons... Averaged 12.3 ppg, 2.6 rpg and 1.7 apg (in 32.2 mpg) while shooting a career-high 48.1% from the floor, 28.0% from three-point range and 71.8% from the FT line... Boosted his scoring to 15.9 ppg (on 55.0% shooting) over the final 15 contests; he attempted just 81 treys in his final 46 games, compared to 130 in the first 35... Ranked 7th in the NBA in steals by swiping a career-best 1.85 spg, and also finished 4th in fast break scoring (5.2 ppg)... Exploded for a career-high 51 points Apr. 11 vs. Houston (tying Kevin Love's franchise single-game record), adding a career-best six steals... He becomes the fourth player in NBA history to collect 50+ points and 6+ steals in the same game, joining Rick Barry, Allen Iverson and Michael Jordan... Swiped 4+ steals in four straight games (Apr. 5-11), equaling the longest such streak by any NBA player since Baron Davis put together seven in a row in Nov. 2003... Passed Doug West (428) for 3rd place on the Wolves' all-time steal chart Apr. 8 vs. San Antonio... Played a career-high 47:32 on Mar. 19 at Dallas... Tallied a game-high 26 points Feb. 8 vs. Portland, one of seven 20+ performances this year and one of 12 career times he's scored 25+... Snagged a season-high 12 rebounds Dec. 15 at Memphis, his fifth career double-digit night; he also went over the 4000-career-point mark in that contest... The five 3-pointers Nov. 13 vs. Cleveland are one shy of his career best... He's the 11th player to enlist for two separate stints with the Wolves, having played four seasons (2007-08 through 2010-11) in his first tour after being selected by Minnesota in the 1st round of the 2007 NBA Draft.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13 (Denver): With Denver, appeared in all 82 games (two starts), averaging 12.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.44 steals in 24.4 minutes… Tallied 28 points and three rebounds in 34 minutes vs. San Antonio on Apr. 10… Led team with 22 points and three assists in 29 minutes vs. Houston on Apr. 6… Poured in 23 points in 35 minutes vs. Dallas on Apr. 3… Exploded for career-high 29 points (5-6 3FG) and careerhigh tying five steals in 33 minutes vs. Philadelphia on Mar. 21… Had 20 points and three steals in 26 minutes at Phoenix on Mar. 11… Led Denver with 22 points (career-high 11 made field goals) and four rebounds in 28 minutes vs. Atlanta on Mar. 4… Posted 14 points (7-13 FG), three assists and careerhigh tying five steals in 25 minutes vs. Oklahoma City on Mar. 1… Scored 20 points in 27 minutes vs. Milwaukee on Feb. 5… Had team-high 26 points to go with six boards in 34 minutes vs. Oklahoma City on Jan. 20… Scored 17 points in 28 minutes vs. Washington on Jan. 18… Posted 14 points and six rebounds at the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 6… Scored 27 points while hitting a career-high six threes (6-7 3FG) in 24 minutes vs. the Lakers on Dec. 26… Had 13 points and a season-high nine rebounds in 29 minutes at Portland on Dec. 20… Posted 20 points and four boards in 28 minutes at Indiana on Dec. 7… Had 19 points and three boards in 25 minutes at Atlanta on Dec. 5… Posted 19 points, five boards and four steals in 21 minutes vs. Toronto on Dec. 3… Had 13 points and seven boards in 28 minutes at San Antonio on Nov. 17… Totaled 20 points and three rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Utah on Nov. 9… Had 14 points, two steals and two blocks in 22 minutes at Houston on Nov. 7… Tallied 11 points and eight rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Detroit on Nov. 6.
2011-12 (Denver): Appeared in 59 games (17 starts) and averaged 8.9 points and 3.5, in 21.5 minutes . . . Tallied 15 points and six rebounds in 29 minutes vs. MEM on 3/11 . . . Had 12 points and four rebounds in 33 minutes at SAS on 3/4 . . . Posted 15 points, three rebounds and two steals in 32 minutes at HOU on 3/2 . . . Scored 23 points in 29 minutes vs. SAS on 2/23...Posted a season-high 26 points and five rebounds in 32 minutes at MEM on 2/17 . . . Had 19 points, five rebounds and two steals in 34 minutes at IND on 2/11 . . . Registered 14 points, five assists and two steals in 20 minutes at POR on 2/4 . . . Missed game at LAC on 2/2, vs. HOU on 2/6 , vs. DAL on 2/8 and vs. GSW on 2/9 due to personal reasons . . . Early in the season, recorded 3 DNP-CD on 12/31 at LAL, 1/1 vs. LAL and 1/6 at NOH.
2010-11 (Minnesota; Dallas): Appeared in 69 total games (24 starts) and averaged 8.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, and 1.3 apg in 21.9 minutes . . . Shot 39.5% from the field and 70.8% from the free throw line . . . Played in 56 games with Minnesota (22 starts) averaging 8.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, and 1.4 apg in 24.3 minutes . . . Played in 13 games for Dallas (2 starts) averaging 5.3 ppg, and 1.8 rpg in 11.4 minutes . . . Had a season-high 23 points (8-15 FGs), and five steals in 34 minutes vs. Orlando on 1/15/11 . . . Registered 20 points in 28 minutes at Phoenix on 12/15/10 . . . Waved by New York on 3/1/11 . . . Acquired by Dallas as a free agent on 3/3/11 . . . Scored in double figures on 27 occasions, including three games of 20+ . . . Registered three DNP-CDs and spent six games on the inactive list (CDs) with Dallas.
2009-10 (Minnesota): Became just the 2nd Timberwolves player in the past 5 years to start all 82 games . . . averaged 13.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.4 apg in 30.3 minutes . . . shot a career-best 43.1% from the floor and 64.8% from the FT line . . . led the Wolves with 82 3-pointers, shooting 34.6% 3FGs . . . ranked 18th in the NBA in steals (1.43 spg), tallying 3+ on 13 occasions...1st career double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds vs. Denver on 11/25/09 . . . career-high 27 points vs. Washington on 12/26/09 . . . led Minnesota in scoring 17 times, and scored 20+ points 14 times (57 double-figure games).
2008-09 (Minnesota): Played only 15 games before suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee vs. Denver on 11/29/08...underwent surgery on 12/17/08 and missed the season's final 67 games...played in 15 games (8 starts) prior to the injury, averaging 6.2 ppg and 3.3 rpg in 20.5 minutes while shooting 41.4% from the floor and 73.7% from the foul line . . .
2007-08 (Minnesota): Appeared in 79 games (35 starts) during his rookie season . . . averaged 5.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 1.0 spg while shooting 37.4% from the floor and 80.0% from the FT line in 22.8 minutes . . . 18 double-figure scoring games . . . 18 rebounds at Atlanta on 12/6/07, the best single-game total by a Timberwolves rookie since Dean Garrett corralled 20 at San Antonio on 1/31/97 . . . 16 points at Houston on 1/11/08 . . . season-best 16 points vs. Utah on 3/30/08) . . . missed 1 game due to a right thigh contusion on 3/5/08.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Minnesota in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft (7th overall) . . . part of a three-team, 12-player deal that sent Brewer to New York in exchange for Eddy Curry and Anthony Randolph with New York also acquiring Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Anthony Carter, Renaldo Balkman and Shelden Williams from Denver and Denver acquiring Wilson Chandler, Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Timofey Mozgov, a first round draft pick, two second round draft picks and cash considerations (2/22/11) . . . waived by New York (3/1/11) . . . signed by Dallas as a free agent (3/3/11) . . . traded to Denver, along with Rudy Fernandez, for a second-round draft pick (12/13/11).
COLLEGE: Played three seasons at the University of Florida . . . averaged 11.3 points (47.9% FGs, 35.6% 3FGs, 70.8% FTs), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals in 108 games (106 starts) . . . was a member of Florida's National Championship teams in 2006 and 2007 when the Gators became the first school to post back-to-back titles in 15 years . . . finished his career as Florida's all-time scoring leader in the NCAA Tournament with 198 points . . . ranks T-28th on Florida's all-time scoring list with 1,225 points . . . ranks 5th in career steals with 176 . . . named Most Outstanding Player of the 2007 NCAA Tournament Final Four . . . earned First Team All-SEC honors and named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a junior . . . 2006-07: Ranked 2nd on the team in scoring (13.2 ppg) and assists (2.9 apg) and 3rd in rebounding (4.7 rpg) . . . 2005-06: Named to the Final Four All-Tournament Team as a sophomore . . . averaged 12.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 39 games . . . 4 games with 20+ points . . . posted the only triple-double in Florida history with 15 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 13 assists vs. Jacksonville on 12/18/05 . . . 11 points and 7 rebounds vs. UCLA in the 2006 National Championship Game . . . 2004-05: Earned SEC All-Freshman Team honors . . . averaged 7.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and a team-high 1.4 steals . . . 8 games with 10+ points.
PERSONAL: Parents are Pee Wee and Glenda Brewer...hosts a summer basketball camp for elementary students in his hometown of Portland, Tenn....helped unveil a new Reading and Learning Center at Scheffer Recreation Center in St. Paul prior to his rookie season...actively participates in fundraising events for the American Diabetes Association and the Juvenile Diabetes Association as the disease has impacted his immediate family...named to the McDonaldâ€™s All-American Team in 2004 after averaging 29.4 points and 12.8 rebounds per game during his senior season at Portland High School...has his own website (www.cbrewer22.com)...interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting when his playing career is over.