GREG STIEMSMA RUMORS

Pelicans Sign Melvin Ely, Waive Greg Stiemsma

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived center Greg Stiemsma and signed center Melvin Ely for the remainder of the season. Ely (6-10, 260) has appeared in 373 games over eight NBA seasons, averaging 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per game. The 6-10 center joins the Pelicans after playing the last two seasons for the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League, where he appeared...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks like the Celtics weren't that interested in retaining Stiemsma

Boston Herald: Greg Stiemsma, who agreed to a one-year deal worth $3 million with Minnesota earlier this week, said tonight that his experience as a Celtic last season was invaluable. That said, business was business. The Celtics weren’t prepared to offer the young center anything more than the $1 million qualifying offer they made to him last month. “I’m not surprised. I...
Via Celtics Life
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… A mystery team offers Stiemsma a deal

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  Restricted free-agent center Greg Stiemsma has received an offer from a new suitor, according to a league source.  The Celtics extended a $1.05 million qualifying offer to Stiemsma before the free-agency period...
Via Red's Army
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma has an offer sheet... and it's not from Minnesota

According to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, center Greg Stiemsma has an offer sheet above the Boston Celtics' qualifying offer. We heard a while ago that Minnesota was going to offer him $3 million. However, it looks like his offer sheet is NOT from the Timberwolves, according to ESPN Twin Cities Darren Wolfson. It's not clear as to who the other team is at this time...
Via Celtics Life
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma likely to be a Timberwolf

WEEI.com</a> According to a report from Darren Wolfson of ESPN, the Timberwolves expect to sign restricted free agent center Greg Stiemsma. Stiemsma, who averaged 2.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 55 games with the Celtics as a rookie in 2011-12, visited with the Timberwolves at the start of the free-agency period. Wolfson reports that because the Celtics are over...
Via Celtics Life
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Stiemsma wants to play for Minnesota

It’s not the biggest deal in the world, though I liked his shot blocking ability and I always thought he was an underrated shooter… but Greg Stiemsma’s agent says he wants to play in Minnesota. Stiemsma agent re: on-hold discussions with Wolves: “He wants to play for Minnesota. Greg has a lot of patience.” — Jerry Zgoda(@JerryZgoda) July 7, 2012 The kid is from a small...
Via Red's Army
July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Celts make Stiemsma qualifying offer

The Boston Celtics have made a qualifying offer for roughly $1 mil. to Greg Stiemsma. This ensures that come July 1st (this Sunday) the Celtics will have the opportunity to match any offers made to the Big Stiemer. Stiemsma has the option to sign the offer, or try and hammer out a longer deal with Danny Ainge and Boston. The Celts will have 3 days to match any offer other NBA teams...
Via Red's Army
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Greg Stiemsma is packing up his apartment

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Greg Stiemsma will be in Boston for the next few days to pack up his apartment, but the free agent center doesn’t want Celtics fans to read anything into the move. “It’s just that I have a month-to-month...
Via Red's Army
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma calls Boston Celtics his No. 1 option in free agency

Greg Stiemsma began his season with a halfway decent chance of making the Boston Celtics roster and concluded it as an important rotation piece, albeit one whose injury battles hindered his postseason production. He had spent much of the past month or more trying to hide a walking boot from reporters. But after Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals he slipped it on without caring...
Via Celtics Town
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma wants to remain a Celtic

Greg Stiemsma has earned himself some money this season, and when he gets paid, he would like to remain a Boston Celtic. (CSNNE)Stiemsma will be a restricted free agent this summer with a qualifying offer worth $1.05 million. After traveling through Europe and the NBA Development League for years, the 26-year-old center would like to return next season to the team that gave him...
Via Celtics Town
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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