Not Far From Home: Ronnie Brewer’s Home Ties In Oklahoma City

By Alanna Bradley, – email

Ronnie Brewer is the newly acquired forward from the New York Knicks who is expected to make an immediate impact for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s defense.

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He may be moving from New York, but his move to Oklahoma will be one that finds him closer to home. In fact, his uncle Walter lives in Oklahoma City and is the men’s basketball coach at OKC’s Southeast High School.

“We’re excited,” Walter said. “He’s closer to home. We’re more of a family-oriented group. It’s great to have him closer to home. Since we’re all from Arkansas it’s not a big drive.”

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