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Greg Stiemsma | Center | #54

Team: Portland Trail Blazers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/26/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'11' / 237
College: Wisconsin
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Greg Stiemsma will sign a training camp deal with the Blazers.
The Blazers already have three solid centers in Mason Plumlee, Ed Davis and Festus Ezeli, so Stiemsma will likely just be a body for training camp. He's not on the fantasy radar and it would be very surprising if he made the final 15-man roster. Sep 12 - 11:29 AM

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Greg Stiemsma will suit up for the Clippers' summer league squad.

Stiemsma will try to showcase himself at summer league, but even if he does manage to secure a deal for the veteran's minimum, he'll be a non-factor in all fantasy leagues. The 30-year-old sat out the 2015-16 season and played in just 17 games for the Raptors during his 2014-15 campaign with all of his averages falling to the right side of the decimal point.
Jun 28 - 3:33 PM

Orlando Magic waive C Greg Stiemsma.

The Magic's roster now stands at 15 with Stiemsma being waived and the 30-year-old will begin looking for another team. While he could hook on somewhere due to the lack of big man depth around the league, fantasy owners can ignore Stiemsma.
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 11:53:00 AM

Greg Stiemsma sat out Orlando's evening practice with an undisclosed injury.

It's unclear what's bothering Stiemsma, who joined the Magic on a training camp deal and is striving to make the regular-season roster as a backup center. We'll detail his injury once more is known -- the soonest he could play in an exhibition is Wednesday vs. the Heat.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 06:43:00 PM

The Magic have added C Greg Stiemsma to their training camp roster.

Stiemsma has averaged 1.1 blocks and 0.6 steals in only 15.0 minutes per game during his four-year NBA career, but he barely played for Toronto last season and is a longshot to make Orlando's final roster. He's only worth a passing glance in the deepest of leagues.
Source: NBA.com
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 10:25:00 AM

Greg Stiemsma is close to a deal with the Magic.

It's likely a non-guaranteed deal, which basically means he's a camp invite. Stiemsma played just 66 total minutes with the Raptors last year. The Steamer probably won't be making the Magic.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015 05:48:00 PM

Greg Stiemsma (ankle) made his season debut on Tuesday, scoring four points with three rebounds, one assist, one steal and five personal fouls in just 13 minutes.

Stiemsma has been healthy for a few days, but he was given DNP-CDs the past two games. He stepped up tonight with Jonas Valanciunas sidelined after taking a shot to his nose, but Stiemsma doesn't have enough upside to pick him off the waiver wire in typical leagues.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 10:57:00 PM

Greg Stiemsma (ankle) is expected to be ready for Toronto's game on Saturday after missing the opener.

While he may some relief minutes in Saturday's game, he simply won't have enough fantasy value to be relevant in almost any leagues. You can safely ignore him on your waiver wire.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 12:17:00 PM

Greg Stiemsma (ankle) is out on Wednesday vs. Atlanta.

He doesn't have much fantasy value as he is currently buried on the Toronto depth chart. Lucas Nogueira will be activated tonight against his old team. Both players can be safely ignored in almost every league.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 11:08:00 AM

Greg Stiemsma is still battling for the Raptors' final roster spot.

In the Raptors' version of Thunderdome, three men will enter and only one will be left standing. Only one of Stiemsma, Jordan Hamilton, and Will Cherry will make the Raptors' final roster cut on Monday and head coach Dwayne Casey said the decision will be "a good debate with the coaching staff and management." Even if Stiemsma hooks on with the Raptors, he won't provide much fantasy value as a a reserve player.
Source: Toronto Sun
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 11:15:00 AM

Greg Stiemsma passed the league's concussion test, and has been cleared to return to the court.

Stiemsma will play in a very limited reserve role for the Raptors, and he's not going to be worth drafting in any format.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 01:16:00 PM

Greg Stiemsma did not pass the league's baseline concussion test so he will not be available for Friday's preseason game vs. the Celtics.

Stiemsma will be re-tested in 24 hours, however he's never been able to contribute a lot to the stat sheet as he boasts career averages of 3.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks per game. Obviously he's not on the radar in any format.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 06:56:00 PM

Greg Stiemsma (concussion) is still out as he goes through the concussion protocol.

The Steamer left Tuesday's game after taking a hard fall and sat out Thursday's practice as part of the concussion protocol. While this doesn't seem to be anything that will put his regular season availability in doubt, Stiemsma doesn't hold a lot of standard league fantasy value as a bench player with the Pelicans.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 01:50:00 PM

Raptors coach Dwane Casey said that Greg Stiemsma should be fine after taking a hard fall on Tuesday.

Stiemsma left the court under his own power but he didn't return to the game. "I think he just got the wind knocked out of him," Casey said. The Raptors are likely to perform concussion tests as a precaution, but we're considering Stiemsma day-to-day.
Source: NBA.com
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 11:58:00 AM

Greg Stiemsma walked into the Raptors' locker room under his own power after a hard fall on Tuesday, and did not return to the court.

Stiemsma looked "a bit groggy" according to beat writer Ryan Wolstat, so the Raptors likely ran some concussion tests as a precaution. The veteran big man is hoping to use his energy and pesky defense to carve out a role off the bench this season.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 09:23:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Damian Lillard
2Shabazz Napier
SG1C.J. McCollum
2Allen Crabbe
3Pat Connaughton
4Tim Quarterman
SF1Evan Turner
2Jake Layman
3Luis Montero
PF1Al-Farouq Aminu
2Moe Harkless
3Meyers Leonard
4Noah Vonleh
C1Mason Plumlee
2Ed Davis
3Festus Ezeli