Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/8/12
MINNEAPOLIS In the final seconds of Wednesday's game, Greg Stiemsma lunged toward the basket, all 260 pounds of him, just in time to block E'Twaun Moore's layup. It was a desperate, last-ditch block, not thundering, hardly powerful, but it did the trick. No, I won't let you within 15, it said, at least not on this possession. No matter how tired I might be. No matter how close to over this game is right now.And so Stiemsma blocked the shot and then lost all momentum. There were 31 irrelevant seconds remaining in the game, which the Timberwolves would go on to win, 90-75, and the backup center mistakenly believed there were far fewer. He paused before realizing that his teammates had shifted to offense, and he used his last energy to join them, trudging back down the court.It was his "home run trot," he said, and he earned every last trudge of it. On Wednesday, the Greg Stiemsma phenomenon went from nascent to very, very real."He's no secret weapon right now," Andrei Kirilenko said....
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