By Bill Oram
PHILADELPHIA — Corey Brewer was fast asleep on Wednesday when his phone started ringing at 5:30 a.m., two hours before he was scheduled to leave for the airport to join the Lakers for eight days on the road.
When the Lakers veteran swingman finally answered, his regular Uber driver, Sam, had an urgent message. A wildfire had sparked overnight along the 405 freeway, clogging Brewer’s usual route from his Tarzana home to the airport, where the team plane was scheduled to depart for Philadelphia at 9 a.m.
“I looked at my phone half asleep,” Brewer said prior to the Lakers’ 107-104 victory [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register