Speaking from experience
Brewer knows a thing or two about being a role player and delivering on a team with championship aspirations as he helped the Rockets overcome a 3-1 deficit during the 2015 Western Conference Semifinals against the LA Clippers. With the Clips returning home to Los Angeles for Game 6 with a 3-2 lead, their sights were set on eliminating the Rockets and advancing to the Western Conference Finals.
The Rockets entered the fourth quarter down 92-79 and seemed bound for defeat, until Corey Brewer emerged as an unstoppable force. Brewer had 15 points in the fourth quarter, which led all players, and made 66.7 percent of his 3-pointers and went 5-of-8 from the floor. Brewer finished the night with 19 points on 40 percent from deep, while also grabbing 10 rebounds, which was the second-most in the game and remains a playoff-career high for the former Rockets forward.
It’ll be interesting to see what the Rockets decide to do with House, and especially if he was dishonest with them, as we heard he told the team and the NBA that he didn’t do what he was alleged to have done. For a Rockets team devoid of young assets, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey will surely be tempted to include House in a trade package, depending on what he can yield in return.
Add that to the list of decisions for Morey this offseason, as he’s currently tasked with identifying the right head coach for the team. House would have himself to blame if the team decides to part ways, as the situation could have been prevented altogether.