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“I was a little surprised [to be brought back],” Brewer said. “But I was happy about having the opportunity to come back to Minnesota for a second round.

“I was happy when I was there. It was just a tough situation with all the turnover. I felt like I had new teammates every year and a new coach every year,” he said. “So hopefully there’s some stability now to come back and play for a good coach like [Rick] Adelman and a bunch of good players.”

Since being traded by the Wolves, Brewer was with the Knicks for two days before being waived, then played for the Mavericks and Nuggets. How did he feel about moving around the past few years?

“As a player, you learn a lot moving around like that,” Brewer said. “I got to play with some good players, especially going to Dallas and being able to win a championship playing with players like Shawn Marion and Jason Kidd, Jason Terry, Dirk Nowitzki. I had the opportunity to play in Denver with a bunch of good players. I think my game got a lot better.”

Reported by Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star Tribune