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NBA Free Agency: Corey Brewer agrees to three-year deal to stay with Houston Rockets

Corey Brewer was allowed to test the free agent waters and determined the best place to be was Houston.

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The Houston Rockets have re-signed Corey Brewer, the wing that energized their bench last year and provided instant fast-break offense whenever he was on the floor.

In the hours leading up to meeting with Daryl Morey and agreeing to stay with the Rockets, CBrewer was rumored to be meeting with the current triad of the most dysfunctional organizations in the National Basketball Association, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Sacramento Kings and the New York Knicks.  All three of those teams have thus far struck out in free agency and could have offered Brewer a lot more money than the Rockets could have.

A lot more money.

Brewer has apparently decided that money isn't everything and having the chance to compete for a championship the next few seasons is a much better option.  He agreed to a three year and $23 million contract with the Rockets just moments ago.

The Rockets brought over Brewer on December 19th last year in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Troy Daniels and two second round picks.  He was instrumental in providing much needed bench depth and energy for a Rockets team that desperately needed it.

He provided 11.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and just over a steal per game on 43/28/74 shooting splits for the Rockets last season.

Great to have Brewer back into the mix next year and the two after that.