Close Up with Camerato: Greg Stiemsma
Fri, 4 May 2012|
Jessica Camerato recaps the long road Greg Stiemsma traveled, from Wisconsin to Turkey to Boston
I seem that long roads and BA -- and beyond that of his team behind. As an athlete at the University of Wisconsin. You can battle with depression and eighth injuries academic eligibility. -- seasons he has been met with uncertainties once again. This time of 26 year old rookie and there isn't letting now hold them back out yet beautiful you know that -- -- -- four years. I had doubts at times than I did not likely that things. I proved to myself and everyone out that all the hard work that I put in all the time that I think OK -- got he got it. All the things I've been telling myself I think it. Playing on a veteran team he's -- limited playing time earlier in the evening. Once injuries -- eighteen need to create an opportunity from morning he was also hampered with on and let me. But he played through it. He's -- -- early march evening against the Los Angeles Lakers at the moment he realized he is the union yet. Coming off a foot strain he managed to blocked three shots and grabbed four rebounds in just fourteen minute. He is not reflected to go out there and played pretty well on the big seats I was like well maybe I can't play it isn't a fluke or whatever. Even after an entire season in the pros the fact he had made it -- completely sunk in yet -- and it's still soaking up all the new experiences. From running out of the tunnel behind Paul Pierce to flying on the scene team client Kevin Garnett. It's still hard to wrap my mind around. That even this whole season it still hasn't really that it went what the magnitude that what -- actually mean. Kind of like the I made it feeling I don't know when that feeling is the -- -- in it that well. But it's definitely a long ways from where I was. Just not to long ago.