When did Corey Brewer play for the Sacramento Kings?

When did Corey Brewer play for the Sacramento Kings?

Corey Wayne Brewer (born March 5, 1986) is a retired American professional basketball player who last played for the NBA's Sacramento Kings (NBA). He was a Florida Gators basketball player who won back-to-back NCAA national championships in 2006 and 2007.

He originally entered the University of Florida as a forward but later moved to center after Will Perdue decided to stay home and play baseball. As a Gator, he became one of the most prolific rebounders in school history and helped lead UF to two straight national titles. After being denied a third title by Memphis in 2008, Brewer declared for the 2008 NBA draft where he was selected ninth overall by the Kings. He earned All-Rookie First Team honors that year.

Brewer has also been a part of the United States men's national basketball team since 2009 when he made his debut against Argentina at the World Basketball Championship. He has gone on to play in three more games, finishing with six points, five rebounds, and one block. The USMNT lost all three games in which Brewer appeared but he was praised for his effort in each game. He has been invited to participate in the 2010 World Championships in Turkey.

After one season with the Kings, where he failed to make an impact due to injuries, he opted not to return to Sacramento and instead signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv of Israel on July 8, 2009.

Who is Kent Bazemore of the Sacramento Kings?

Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr. (born July 1, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Sacramento Kings (NBA). In 2010–11, while a junior at Old Dominion University, Bazemore received the Lefty Driesell Award, which is presented to the top defensive player in college basketball. The award is named after former Virginia Commonwealth University coach Lefty Driesell, who was known for his work on defense.

He played one season for Old Dominion before entering the 2011 NBA draft. The 6'7" swingman was selected ninth overall by the Atlanta Hawks but was later traded to the Kings. He has also played for the Dallas Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets.

Bazemore has been praised for his defense, especially on guards, and has been nicknamed "The Matrix." His father, Ken Bazemore, was also an ODU basketball player and left school after just one season to pursue a career in baseball. He played parts of three seasons with the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox.

After graduating from Old Dominion in 2011, Bazemore joined the Hawks as a rookie. However, he appeared in only four games before having surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back. During his absence, fellow rookie DeAndre Jordan won a championship with the Los Angeles Clippers. After recovering from his injury, Bazemore returned for the start of the 2011-12 season.

Who is Vince Carter of the Sacramento Kings?

Vince Carter is a professional basketball player from the United States who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He is a three-time NBA champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and one-time silver medalist.

He debuted on April 16, 2004 as a member of the Toronto Raptors in a game against the New Jersey Nets. In that game, he scored 19 points off the bench. The following day, he signed with the Raptors after being traded from the Phoenix Suns. During his first season with the team, he was named to the All-NBA Third Team.

After leaving the Suns, Carter played for the Mavericks, Grizzlies, and Nets before signing with the Kings this past July. With them, he has won the 2019 NBA Championship.

He finished second in the MVP voting last year after scoring 26.4 points per game for Dallas during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season. That number is tied for third all-time among players who have appeared in at least one playoff game.

Before becoming a full-time player, Carter was considered one of the best high school basketball players in the country. After graduating from high school, he attended University of Texas at Austin where he played college basketball.

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