Greg Stiemsma




PRESEASON 7.5 25 0 66.7 1 1.8 0 0
CAREER STATS 15 50.9 0 70.5 3.2 3.3 0.5 1.1


6 ft11 in

/ 2.11m


260 lbs

/ 117.9kg


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Greg Stiemsma goes behind-the-back to find Anthony Morrow in the corner who drains the triple.


Terrence Jones scores 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds with James Harden adding 20 points and dishing out 12 assists as the Rockets beat the Pistons 118-110.


Paul Millsap drops a huge facial dunk on Greg Stiemsma.

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Trevor Ariza scores 21 points and John Wall adds 20 to lead the Wizards to a 102-96 victory over the Pelicans on Tuesday night.


Anthony Davis has 23 points and nine rebounds and Tyreke Evans adds 16 points to lead the Pelicans to a 95-92 win over the Celtics.


Al Jefferson ties a career high with 40 points, including a clutch jumper with 39 seconds left, to power the Jazz past the Timberwolves on Friday night.


Marc Gasol scores 21 points and the Grizzlies pull away in the fourth quarter to beat the Timberwolves on Saturday night.


Ricky Rubio saves the ball and works it around to Luke Ridnour who goes up top to Derrick Williams for the slam.


Andrei Kirilenko scores 20 points and pulls down seven rebounds in the Timberwolves 117-86 win over the Suns.


J.J. Barea gives the between-the-defender's-legs assist to Greg Stiemsma for the score.

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Down by 18 at halftime, the Rockets rally behind James Harden's 37 points to defeat the Timberwolves 108-100.

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Greg Stiemsma's huge block on James Harden leads to a bucket for the Timberwolves.


Roy Hibbert has a season-high 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 107-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.


Ricky Rubio freezes the defense and throws the low-lob to Greg Stiemsma for the quick two-handed slam.

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Russell Westbrook scores 37 points, Kevin Durant adds 27 and the Thunder snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Timberwolves on Friday night.


Ricky Rubio nutmegs DeJuan Blair to find Greg Stiemsma for the layup plus the foul.


Greg Stiemsma runs the floor to stop Damian Lillard's easy dunk.


Greg Stiemsma runs the floor to stop Damian Lillard's easy dunk.


Blake Griffin records 26 points and 13 rebounds to lift the Clippers to a 96-90 victory over the Timberwolves.


Andrei Kirilenko has to leave the game with a bloody eye after making a nice play with no foul call.


Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 55 games (20 starts) with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaged 2.9 points, 4.1 rebounds 0.7 assists, 0.6 steals and 1.0 blocks in 18.3 minutes.

2012-13 (Minnesota): Appeared in 76 contests (19 starts) for Minnesota, averaging 4.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 15.9 minutes per game...recorded one double-double on the season, while recording double-digit scoring in 12 contests and pulling down double-digit rebounds in one contest...recorded season-highs in points and rebounds as he recorded his lone double-double of the season 3/22 at PHO, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds as well as three blocks...recorded two or more blocks on 29 different occasions, and recorded a season-high four blocks in five different games...shot perfect from the field in eight different contests...recorded a career-high five steals 4/17 at SAS.

2011-12 (Boston): Averaged 2.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 13.9 minutes per game...ranked 14th in the NBA in blocks per game and was ranked second amongst all rookies in blocks per game...appeared in his first NBA game against New Orleans on 12/28 and recorded two points, four rebounds and six blocks in 20:16 of action... recorded his first career start against the Wizards on 1/2 and responded with 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocks...pulled down seven rebounds to go along with a season-high three assists, three steals and 27 minutes against Portland on 3/9...grabbed a season-high eight boards against Golden State on 3/ his return home to Milwaukee, scored six points, grabbed four rebounds, handed out three assists, swiped four steals and had five blocks on 3/22...tied season-highs with six blocks and four steals at Charlotte on 4/15...appeared in four games for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League averaging 9.0 points, 10.8 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game before signing with the Celtics...led the Celtics in steals 10 times and in blocks 24 times...appeared in 19 postseason games for the Celtics, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.5 minutes per game.

2010-11 (Telekom Ankara): Appeared in 29 games for Telekom Ankara of the Turkish League averaging 6.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game...shot 59.3% from the floor and 69.7% from the free throw line.

2009-10 (Sioux Falls SkyForce): Appeared in 47 games for the Sioux Falls SkyForce of the NBA Development League averaging 9.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and a league-leading 3.7 blocks per game...was named 2010 NBA Development League Defensive Player of the Year and All-NBA Development League Honorable Mention...averaged 15.0 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.3 blocks in three playoff games.

2008-09 (Oyak Renault Bursa; Seoul SK Knights): Played for both Oyak Renault Bursa of the Turkish League and for the Seoul SK Knights of the Korean Basketball League...In 17 games for Oyak, averaged 7.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game...for Seoul, averaged 14.3 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.8 blocks per game in 16 games.

Undrafted in the 2008 NBA Draft...signed as a free agent by the Timberwolves on April 13, 2010...placed on waivers on September 10, 2010...signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers on September 27, 2010...placed on waivers on October 2, 2010...signed as a free agent by the Boston Celtics on December 9, 2011...became a free agent on July 1, 2012...signed by the Minnesota Timberwolves on August 5, 2012...placed on waivers on July 7, 2013...signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Pelicans on July 10, 2013 ... Waived by the New Orleans Pelicans on April 14, 2014... Signed as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on September 4, 2014.

Played four seasons for Wisconsin, averaging 2.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 10.2 minutes over 93 games (seven starts)...2007-08: Averaged 3.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 11.5 minutes over 35 games...shot 54.8% from the field while connecting on 82.6% of his free throw attempts...led the team in blocks with 40 on the season...started in seven games...2006-07: Averaged 2.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in 9.9 minutes over 34 games...also averaged a career-high 1.1 assists per game...2005-06: Averaged 3.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 12.5 minutes over 15 games...2004-05: Appeared in just nine games during his freshman season, averaging 1.2 points in 3.0 minutes per game.

Full name is Gregory Ross Stiemsma…Withdrew from 2012 USA Select Team after undergoing a non-surgical process to help combat plantar fasciitis… earned a bronze medal with Team USA at the Pan American Games…lead the tournament in field goal percentage (.889) and was second in the tournament in blocked shots with 11 as Team USA went on to win the Bronze medal.

Career Snapshot


Traditional Season Stats

Season2014 17GP 65MIN 6FGM 8FGA 75FG% 03PM 03PA 03P% 2FTM 4FTA 50FT% 9OREB 6DREB 15REB 3AST 7TOV 2STL 0BLK 15PF 0DD2 0TD3 14PTS -26+/-

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