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Greg Stiemsma named to U.S. select roster
Posted By Jon Lemons On June 6, 2012 @ 5:57 pm In General | 13 Comments
The Associated Press is reporting that Celtics center Greg Stiemsma will join the U.S. select team . Stiemsma joins Lance Thomas of the New Orleans Hornets  as the newest members of a talented group of young players that will train against the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team.
The select team will train against the Americans in Las Vegas from July 6-11. The roster also includes Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving, Jeremy Lin , John Wall , Kawhi Leonard, DeJuan Blair , DeMarcus Cousins , DeMar DeRozan, Derrick Favors , Gordon Hayward, Paul George, Taj Gibson and Klay Thompson.
After spending four years playing basketball overseas and in the NBA Development League, Stiemsma emerged as a valuable asset for the Celtics  in the second half of the season. Averaging more than 18 minutes per game after the All-Star break, Stiemsma has given Boston a much needed shot blocking and rebounding presence off the bench.
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