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Greg Stiemsma Survives Raptors Cuts On Saturday

The Toronto Raptors announced on Saturday that guard Will Cherry and forward Jordan Hamilton were released. This means center Greg Stiemsma has survived the cut heading towards the Raptors home opener on Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks.
Via Pro Bball Report
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Raptors Greg Stiemsma A Shot Blocker Or Towel Waver

The Toronto Raptors signed 29-year-old center Greg Stiemsma to be the 17th man heading into training camp where there is definitely an element of competition. The big defensive center is trying win this job as a needed shot blocker, mentor or even just a rah-rah towel waver and he looks to a former Raptors reserve center Aaron Gray as the model to follow.
Via Pro Bball Report
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors Greg Stiemsma Deal Is Fully Guaranteed

When the Toronto Raptors signed center Greg Stiemsma to a one-year $1 million deal, it was widely assumed the contract was on similar terms to Will Cherry and Jordan Hamilton and was only guaranteed for $25,000 thus opening the door to a three-way fight on relatively even terms for the 15th and final roster spot on the team. Apparently, however, the odds are stacked in Stiemsma favor.
Via Pro Bball Report
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors sign veteran center Greg Stiemsma

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors have signed Greg Stiemsma, a veteran free-agent center who played last season with New Orleans. The 6-foot-11 Stiemsma averaged 2.9 points and career highs of 4.1 rebounds and 18.3 minutes in 55 games last season with the Pelicans. Stiemsma has also played for Minnesota (2012-13) and Boston (2011-'12) after starring college at Wisconsin. For his...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Free Agent Greg Stiemsma To Sign With Raptors

New Orleans Pelicans free agent center 6'11 260lb Greg Stiemsma is expected to sign a one-year $1 million deal with the Toronto Raptors for the upcoming NBA season to compete with Will Cherry and Jordan Hamilton for the final roster spot.
Via Pro Bball Report
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma To Sign One-Year, $1M Deal With Raptors

Greg Stiemsma will sign a one-year, $1 million deal with the Toronto Raptors. Stiemsma most recently played for the New Orleans Pelicans.
Via RealGM
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via RealGM
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Suspends O.J. Mayo One Game For Punching Greg Stiemsma In Throat (Video)

The NBA suspended Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo one game on Saturday after he punched Pelicans forward Greg Stiemsma in the throat during Friday night’s game in New Orleans. Stiemsa set a hard pick on Mayo and appeared to make contact with his face, which prompted the Bucks guard to retaliate. Mayo will lose one game’s worth of salary for what the league described as “forcibly...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

OJ Mayo ejected for punching Greg Stiemsma in throat during Bucks-Pelicans game

OJ Mayo has had an extremely frustrating season and on Friday night he let all of his anger out on an unfortunate player, Greg Stiemsma. Stiemsma is known for agitating other players, but Mayo’s actions probably stemmed from his recent struggles; the former USC star is averaging his second worst numbers of his career and is appearing in just 27 minutes per game. Mayo will likely...
Via Diehardsport
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: OJ Mayo ejected for throwing elbow at Greg Stiemsma

OJ Mayo was given an early exit from Friday night's New Orleans-Milwaukee game after he threw an elbow at Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma.
Via Gamedayr
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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