Jim Brewer

Seasons

Season G PPG RPG NBA
Title
1980-81 (#40) 78 2.8 3.6
1981-82 (#8) 71 2.4 3.7

Forward, #8 (also wore #40 )

 

Brewer played the final two seasons of his NBA career with the Lakers after being traded by Portland to Los Angeles for a pair of future draft picks prior to the start of the 1980-81 season. A member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, Brewer played mostly off the bench in 149 games with the Lakers. Brewer, who is the uncle of Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers, left the Lakers in 1982 and played the rest of his professional career in Europe.

— Austin Knoblauch
Feb. 12, 2011