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Ronnie Brewer

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As A Professional:
Veteran pro joins Knicks via free agent route for his seventh NBA season (Knicks are his fourth team)...Career averages of 9.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 1.37 spg and .501 shooting from the field over 25.2 mpg in 418 career games (267 starts)...Shot .500-plus from the field in each of his first three NBA seasons...Career 66-271 (.244) from Downtown...Has led the NBA in steals-per-turnover ratio twice (1.87 with Jazz in 2007-08; 1.93 with Bulls in 2010-11)...Has ranked among NBA Top 25 in steals three times (12th with 1.70 in 2007-08; seventh with 1.70 in 2008-09; 23rd with 1.31 in 2010-11)...Appeared in at least 76 games in three of his first five seasons, then played in all 66 games for Bulls in shortened 2011-12 campaign...Has seen post-season action in five of his six NBA seasons and has played in two Conference Finals (with 2007 Jazz and 2011 Bulls)...Averaging 5.7 ppg in 46 career Playoff games (17 starts)...Early-entry candidate for 2006 NBA Draft after junior year at Arkansas; selected by Utah in first round (14th overall).

Career Transactions:
Drafted by Utah in first round (14th overall) of 2006 NBA Draft. .Traded to Memphis for a protected future first round pick, Feb. 18, 2010...Became free agent, Jul. 1, 2010; signed by Chicago, Jul. 19, 2010...Became free agent, Jul. 1, 2012; signed by New York, Jul. 25, 2012.

2011-12 (Bulls): Appeared in each of Bulls' 66 games (43 starts) and averaged 6.9 ppg and 3.5 rpg with career-low .427 shooting (190-445 FGA) over 24.8 mpg...Went 19-69 (.275) from Downtown, 56-100 FTA (.560)...Season Highs: Points: 20 (Jan. 25 vs. Indiana); Assists: 7 (Mar. 12 vs. Knicks); Rebounds: 10, twice...Joined Carlos Boozer and Omer Asik as only Bulls to play in all 66 games...Made 43 starts after starting just one game the year before...Led Bulls in assists four times...Sixth in NBA in steals-per-turnover ratio (1.22)...Had 18 double-figure scoring games and one 20-plus game (season-high 20 points on 8-15 FGA vs. Pacers, Jan. 25)...Tied single-game career high with 10 rebounds, twice (Jan. 25 vs. Pacers and in season finale on Apr. 26 vs. Cavs)...Notched Bulls season-high five steals vs. Wizards, Apr. 16...Logged 40-plus minutes three times (in three straight games, Jan. 25-29), with season-high 43 mins on Jan. 27 vs. Bucks (8 pts, 6 ast)...Key factor in Bulls' win over Knicks, Mar. 12, with 11 points (5-8 FGA), seven rebounds and season-high seven assists...Came off the bench in five of the six games in first-round Playoff loss to Sixers with eight total points (1.6 ppg) on 4-16 FGA over 16.6 mpg...Became free agent after season; signed by New York, Jul. 25, 2012.

2006-07 (Jazz): In rookie season, appeared in 56 games (14 starts) with 4.6 ppg and .528 shooting over 12.1 mpg...Season-high 21 points at Golden State, Apr. 9...Listed as inactive five times, DNP (CD) 21 times...Appeared in eight of Utah’s 17 playoff games vs. Rockets, Warriors and Spurs, averaging 2.4 ppg in 5.1 mpg.

2007-08 (Jazz): Earned spot in Jazz starting lineup and averaged 12.0 ppg with career-high .558 shooting over 27.5 mpg in 76 games (all starts)...Led NBA in steals-per-turnover ratio (1.87) and was seventh in FG percentage (.558) and 12th in steals (1.70)...Season-high 21 points vs. Bucks, Mar. 12...Played in T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam during All-Star Weekend at New Orleans, scoring 13 points...Missed six games due to injury – three with strained right groin, one with stomach virus and two with severely bruised tailbone...Started all 12 Jazz Playoff games vs. Rockets and Lakers, with 10.2 ppg and 3.2 rpg in 25.4 mpg...Shot a team-high .520 (51-98 FGA) in Playoffs.

2008-09 (Jazz): Enjoyed perhaps his best all-around season, scoring a career-high 13.7 ppg with career-best 3.7 rpg and .508 shooting over 32.2 mpg in 81 games (80 starts)...Seventh in NBA in steals (1.70) and fourth in steal-to-turnover ratio (1.25)...Recorded 13 20-plus scoring games and led Jazz in scoring eight times...Logged career-high and team-high 2,605 total minutes...Went 22-85 (.259) from Downtown; career-high 22 3PT FGM...Recorded career-high seven steals vs. Knicks on Nov. 9, 2008 (one shy of MSG opponent single-game mark), adding seven assists and 12 points in loss...Scored a career-high 26 points vs. Kings, Feb. 28, 2009...Missed one game due to personal reasons (aunt’s death)...Started all five playoff games in first-round loss to Lakers, with 10.2 ppg and 4.6 rpg.

2009-10 (Jazz-Grizzlies): Split injury-shortened season between Jazz and Grizzlies, averaging 8.8 ppg overall on .487 shooting over 30.0 mpg in 58 games (53 starts)...Played in 53 games for Jazz (all starts), then came off the bench in five games for Grizzlies prior to injury...Had two 20-plus scoring games...Enjoyed success for Jazz vs. future teammates: scored a season-high 25 pts vs. Grizzlies, Nov. 30, then dished off a career-high 10 assists vs. Grizz on Jan. 6, 2010...Traded to Memphis for future first round pick, Feb. 18, 2010...Appeared in just five games off the bench for Grizzlies (2.0 ppg) before suffering a partially torn right hamstring on Feb. 19, 2010 vs. Miami...Missed a total of 24 games with hamstring injury...Signed by Chicago as a free agent, Jul. 19, 2010.

2010-11 (Bulls): In first of two seasons in Chicago, averaged 6.2 ppg on .480 shooting (205-427 FGA) over 22.0 mpg in 81 games (one start)...Had 14 double-figure scoring games, with season-high 12 points three times...Led the NBA in steals-per-turnover ratio (1.93) and ranked 23rd in League in steals (1.31)...Season-high six steals at Cleveland, Dec. 8...Lone start of season came in 2OT win at Phoenix, Nov. 24, 2010 (25 mins, 3 pts, 5 reb)...Missed his only game of the year in season finale vs. Nets, Apr. 13 (sprained left thumb)...Came off the bench in all 16 Bulls post-season games with 4.0 ppg on .480 shooting over 16.3 mpg.

As A Collegian:
Averaged 15.7 ppg and 5.0 rpg in 90 career games (89 starts) in three seasons at Arkansas...All-SEC First Team selection as both a sophomore and junior (first Arkansas player named First Team All-SEC since 1995)...Junior (2005-06): In final collegiate season, posted 18.4 ppg in 32 games (all starts) as a junior, earning honorable mention All-American honors from The Associated Press as Razorbacks reached NCAA Tournament for first time since 2001...Had 14 20-plus scoring games...Sophomore (2004-05); Averaged team-high 16.2 ppg in 30 games (29 starts)...Second in SEC in steals (2.53) and fifth in field-goal percentage (.475)...Eight 20-plus scoring games...Freshman (2003-04): Notched 12.2 ppg and 5.5 rpg and was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team.

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