Toronto Raptors Sign Greg Stiemsma

by September 04, 2014

Free agent big man Greg Stiemsma inked a one-year deal reportedly worth about $1 million, the Toronto Raptors announced Thursday.

Stiemsma spent last season with the New Orleans Pelicans, and has also hooped for Minny and Boston. From the press release:

Stiemsma, 6-foot-11, 260 pounds, averaged 2.9 points with career bests of 4.1 rebounds and 18.3 minutes in 55 games (20 starts) last season with New Orleans.


He scored in double figures four times, including a season-high 12 points January 3 at Boston. He also recorded back-to-back double-digit rebound totals with 11 caroms at Cleveland on January 28 and a career-best 12 boards January 29 at Minnesota. […] He owns career averages of 3.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 16.0 minutes in 186 NBA games (42 starts).