Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 1/16/12
DENVER His all-time favorite player is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. His most memorable dunk contest winner was Spud Webb. What is this, an episode of "I Love the '80s?" Nope. It's Denver Nuggets guard Corey Brewer talking about his NBA loves. Some players barely know what happened five years ago, let alone a quarter century back. But that's not Brewer, a former University of Florida star. "I like a lot of old-school things," said Brewer, 25. When Brewer was growing up in Portland, Tenn., his brother Jason, older by five years, introduced him to the NBA of yesteryear. It wasn't long before Brewer was hooked. "I watched a lot of ESPN Classic," he said. "I watched a lot of tapes. I've seen a lot of basketball from over the years." So ask Brewer about some of his loves. It sounds as if one's listening to a curator at the Hall of Fame. "You just watch all the old films and the sky hooks and the things he was doing when he was with the Lakers," Brewer said about why Abdul-Jabber, who pla...
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