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Last season Ronnie Brewer made six three-point shots. So far this year, he's made four. Better yet, he's made four on four attempts.
Now, I'm not going to project Brewer to make 60 three-point shots without missing any this year, but you have appreciate that he's worked on it.
His offense is just visibly better. His shooting, his ball handling—he's even put an occasional crazy move on opponents here and there, such as that crazy bounce-pass-to-himself-dribble thing he did from the corner before setting himself up for a three.
For those who didn't see it, Brewer caught the ball and went up for the three when the defender came at him. Brewer alertly dribbled the ball to himself before his feet came down, caught the dribble and went back up and sank the three, while the confused defender was trying to figure out what had just happened.
He's added the three, but he's also been putting the ball on the floor better, adding about one more unassisted field goal per game to last year's total.
Is it any wonder his scoring per 36 minutes is up 6.2 points and his PER is up from 6.9 to 20.7?