Thunder acquires Brewer in deal to shore up defense
BY DARNELL MAYBERRY NewsOK.com
Friday, February 22, 2013
2/22/13 at 4:20 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Brooks stood in front of a television camera and multiple microphones Wednesday and tried his best to stick to the script.
"We're a defensive team," the Thunder coach said. "We pride ourselves at that end of the floor."
The problem was that Brooks had just watched his team blow a 14-point lead in the final eight minutes at Houston, the Rockets racing to 29 points over that span, while one defender after another whiffed on the assignment of stopping former Thunder guard James Harden, who went on to score a career-high 46 points.
A day later, the Thunder added another threat that might possibly come in handy.
Original Print Headline: OKC adds defensive threat
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Miami Heat's LeBron James drives to the basket as Chicago Bulls' Ronnie Brewer defends in the first half during Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals basketball series in Miami, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. LYNNE SLADKY/AP Photo