World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Corey L. Brewer

Article Id: WHEBN0012112346
Reproduction Date:

Title: Corey L. Brewer  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: West Memphis, Arkansas, Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, ABA League, ASK Riga, Brewer (surname), Pallacanestro Biella, Aris B.C., Copa del Rey de Baloncesto 2008–09, List of ASK Riga players
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Corey L. Brewer

For the Minnesota Timberwolves player, see Corey Brewer.
Corey L. Brewer
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1975-01-02) January 2, 1975 (age 39)
West Memphis, Arkansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school West Memphis
(West Memphis, Arkansas)
College Navarro JC (1994–1995)
Carl Albert State (1995–1996)
Oklahoma (1996–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51st overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Pro playing career 1998–present
Career history
1998–1999 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1999 New Jersey Shorecats (USBL)
1999–2000 New Mexico Slam (IBL)
2000–2001 Fila Biella (Italy)
2001–2002 Caja San Fernando (Spain)
2002 Oklahoma Storm (USBL)
2002–2004 Estudiantes (Spain)
2004–2005 Virtus Bologna (Italy)
2005–2006 Aris Thessaloniki (Greece)
2006–2007 Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)
2007–2008 Zadar (Croatia)
2008 ASK Riga (Latvia)
2008–2009 Estudiantes (Spain)
2010 Pınar Karşıyaka (Turkey)
2010–2011 Lleida Bàsquet (Spain)

Corey Lavelle Brewer (born January 2, 1975) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing in Europe.

After graduating from West Memphis High School, Brewer attended and played basketball at Navarro Junior College (1994–1995) and Carl Albert State College (1995–1996) before transferring to the University of Oklahoma, where he played two seasons for coach Kelvin Sampson.[1] The 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 190 lb (86 kg) point guard was named to the Under-22 USA Basketball Team in July 1997.[2]

Brewer was selected by the Miami Heat with the 51st overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft, but spent the 1998–1999 season in the Continental Basketball Association, playing for the Grand Rapids Hoops. He was signed by the Heat on September 29, 1999, but was waived a month later without playing in any NBA games.

1999–2000 found Brewer in the IBL's New Mexico Slam, after which he began playing for European teams such as Italian second division (Serie A2) teams Fila Biella (2000–2001), before moving to Spain's ACB, where he played for CB Sevilla (2001–2002) and CB Estudiantes (2002–2004). He then returned to Italy, playing for Caffè Maxim Bologna (2004–2005), moving on to Greece's Aris BC (2005–2006) and Belgium's Spirou Charleroi. He spent the 2007–2008 season playing for KK Zadar in Croatia. During 2008–2009, Brewer played for ASK Riga and prior to the 2010–11 season, he signed with Lleida of the LEB Oro League.

Personal life

At age fifteen, Brewer survived a shotgun wound after reportedly trying to mediate a street altercation.[3]


External links

  • Profile
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.