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Improved Brewer excited for second run with the Wolves

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Corey Brewer is excited for his second run with the Timberwolves.

"I never thought I'd be coming back," Brewer told FOX Sports North during a conference call on Sunday, "but I'm happy for the opportunity to. I didn't want to leave, so it's really good to come back."

The 6-foot-9 swingman has grown up since leaving the Timberwolves in a trade midway through the 2011 season.

"He's developed a lot since he left here," president of basketball operations Flip Saunders said. "It's always different when you come in with the expectations of a top-10 pick and you're counted on to carry a team."

Brewer agrees.

"I'm a lot better than three years ago when I left," Brewer explained to the Pioneer Press. "I've been in the league going on seven years now. I know what I can do and what I can't do. I've had the opportunity to play and get better."

Brewer was drafted seventh overall by the Wolves in 2007.

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