MINNEAPOLIS -- Corey Brewer's return to what he calls his second home is now a done deal.
The free-agent small forward signed Friday afternoon with the Timberwolves, president of basketball operations Flip Saunders confirmed in a press conference at the Target Center. The three-team sign and trade that brings in Kevin Martin from Oklahoma City and sends Luke Ridnour to Milwaukeeallowed Minnesota to sign Brewer using the team's mid-level salary cap exception, worth about 5 million.
Brewer, whom the Timberwolves drafted seventh overall in 2007 and traded away in 2011, will reportedly receive 15 million over the next three seasons.
"Hello minny feels good to be back at my second home again!" Brewer tweeted from @CoreyBrewer13. "Let's go wolves get ready to see a new and improved CBrew!"
Brewer didn't immediately live up to expectations during his first three-plus seasons in the Twin Cities, scoring about six points per game during his first two go-rounds. He broke out in 2009-10, start...