Found July 25, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
The Knicks' roster continued to take proper shape on Tuesday as the team came to terms with former Bulls guard Ronnie Brewer on a one year contract.It may be viewed by some fans as simply another domino falling in the Knicks' offseason plan of putting the right pieces in place, but Brewer is more than that. He's the perfect fit.Brewer is exactly the type of player the Knicks needed in order to cap off a solid summer of acquisitions. As I noted in my latest work for The New York Times, the team was in desperate need of an extra shooting guard. It was important another wing come to the Big Apple, not only to help balance out the starting lineup, but to keep J.R. Smith and his offensive explosiveness on the bench.Smith provides the Knicks with a significant boost every time he comes off the pine. Should he start on a regular basis, his offensive prowess would not only be lost amongst the stars, but he would also stand to take away significant touches from teammates like Car...
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