OKLAHOMA CITY It was nice to see Ronnie Brewer get some minutes on Wednesday night.
Pretty sure he was thinking the same thing. Pretty sure he's also wondering if he'll ever play when it matters.
Acquired right before the trade deadline last month, Brewer came to the Thunder from New York where he had fallen out of the rotation. In Oklahoma City, he's never been part of it.
"It's tough, because you never know," Brewer said about whether he would see time. "To me, the whole game is a learning process. Whenever my name is called, just try and stay loose and be ready. Put the work in, so you can stay ready."
The conventional wisdom was that the Thunder got Brewer because of his defense (and maybe his ability to guard LeBron James, Manu Ginobili?) but on closer inspection, there's just not a lot of minutes to go around and it doesn't sound like things will change as we get closer to the playoffs. Teams typically play fewer players, not more, in the postseason, so if we don't see Br...