Timberwolves sign Greg StiemsmaPosted by Inside Hoops
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed 6-11 center Greg Stiemsma for the remainder of the 2009-10 season and for the 2010-11 season. Per team policy, terms of the contract offer were not disclosed.
Stiemsma, 24, played with the NBADL’s Sioux Falls Skyforce this past season, averaging 8.8 points (.541 shooting), 7.1 rebounds and a league-leading 3.6 blocks in 45 games (44 starts). In three playoffs games for Sioux Falls, Stiemsma averaged 15.0 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.3 blocks. He played in one game for Sioux Falls during the 2008-09 season.
Stiemsma played at the University of Wisconsin from 2004 through 2008, averaging 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 95 games. He finished fifth on Wisconsin’s all-time blocked shots list with 96.