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Nets Take Over:
Duke Blue Devils
Editor’s note: This was a guess post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. You can follow him on twitter at @NBAFantasyInfo, and you can follow the Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues Google+ Page. For more NBA basketball news visit FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com, a fantasy basketball blog.The Brooklyn Nets suffered a big loss when they lost All-Star center Brook Lopez to a season ending injury back on December 20. They ended 2013 with a 10-21 record, but Jason Kidd’s crew have turned it around in 2014. With that being said, Kevin Garnett has also been injured and hasn’t played since February 27. Yet the Nets zoomed to a 12-4 record in March with an unlikely man in the middle: rookie Mason Plumlee.Plumlee was the Nets first rounder in 2013 as the 22nd overall pick out of Duke University. While Plulmlee had a decorated career at Duke, he started the season at the bottom, and was even predicted to end up in the D- League. Before the All-Star break, he was only playi...
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For the second night in a row, Mason Plumlee finds his way on to the New York Sports-Kings.
Yesterday, it was his game-winning block over Lebron James (to everyone’s delight). Tonight, it was on the offensive end after he made a very impressive catch to finish a one-handed alley-oop from an Andre Kirelinko pass.
Watch Plumlee do his “magic” here (the irony is they were playing...
PLUMEE maybe a GOD, but he is also still a rookie, so even after making one of the plays of the season, he still had to perform his rookie duties.
Here are the details courtesy of Newsday.
“I just told him big play, but get the towels,” Joe Johnson said. “Get your towels, and make sure you get us some Gatorade and water and meet us at the bus.”
“That’s all part of it...
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday by the score of 105-101. The win was the second straight for the Nets, who improved to 42-34 on the season. With six games to play the Nets are 2 1/2 games behind the Toronto Raptors in the Atlantic Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference. The Nets saw the return of veteran power forward/center Kevin Garnett...
The Brooklyn Nets‘ Joe Johnson led the surge against the No.1 seed Miami Heat, scoring 19 points on 9-of-17 from the field in the 88-87 win on Tuesday night. Mason Plumlee made the game-saving block on LeBron James’ dunk attempt in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. LeBron felt strongly he should have been going to the charity stripe for two. James finished the game...
Mason Plumlee rejected LeBron James on Tuesday night with less than 5 seconds left to seal the win for the Nets, and afterwards King James showed his frustration. The best player in the game told Craig Sager in the locker room after the game that he adamantly thought Plumlee fouled him and when Sager asked him if the Nets were the Heat’s biggest challenge in the East, he laughed...
Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James game ending dunk, or did he? The refs didn’t see it as a foul and didn’t call it, so, just like baseball where the human element can determine the outcome of a game, the Nets beat the Heat.
Admitted Heat fan, so if you see it differently, get lost.
LeBron James scored 25 points in the 1st quarter against the Cavs
Kevin Garnett returned for the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday to take on the Philadelphia 76ers after a 19-game absence due to back spasms, and the “Big Ticket” was extremely active. Garnett collected 10 points, four rebounds and a block in 13 minutes of action as the Nets grabbed the 105-101 win. Brooklyn has gone 3-1 against the Philadelphia 76ers on the season. The floor general...
Earlier tonight, we posted a video of Brooklyn forward Mason Plumlee denying LeBron James at the rim to help seal a victory for the Nets.
After the play had occurred, LeBron felt that he was fouled on the dunk attempt and after viewing the replay, he had an emotional response:
LeBron James upset with Mason Plumlee block call [Black Sports Online]
James image courtesy of Getty Images
The Brooklyn Nets got off to a terrible start this year, but with only a handful of games left in the regular season, they’re not a team anyone wants to draw in the playoffs.
Jason Kidd’s resurgent Nets just captured their fourth win of the season against the Miami Heat, making them the first team to sweep LeBron James in a four game season series in his career. Tonight’s game...
The Brooklyn Nets left American Airlines Arena Tuesday night with an 88-87 victory over the Miami Heat. What people will be talking about on Wednesday is the way the game ended. With five seconds remaining in regulation and the Heat down by one, LeBron James had the ball in a position you would expect him […]
The Brooklyn Nets became the only NBA team this season to go unbeaten against the Miami Heat after Mason Plumlee denied LeBron James’ dunk attempt with 2 seconds left. The Nets finished off a four-game sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night. The Heat thought Plumlee hit James’ hand on the dunk attempt, but they never got the call they wanted. “He grabbed...
LeBron James got the exact shot you want. Then he met Mason Plumlee.
Nets win 88-87 and sweep the season series of the Heat.
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Look at LeBron James complaining about not getting a foul called. #CleanBlock
Brooklyn Nets player Mason Plumlee blocks a potentially game-winning dunk by LeBron James
Since LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade teamed up on the Miami Heat there are certain things that just haven't happened--like getting swept by the Brooklyn Nets in their season series. Well--after Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James from slamming home the game winner that changed.However, there is some doubt that the block was legit. Here's a closer look at the block...
With last night’s win, the Brooklyn Nets are the only NBA team this season to go unbeaten against the Miami Heat.
Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James’ dunk attempt with 2 seconds left and the Nets beat the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night. James and the rest of his teammates all thought the block was a foul. And with the loss, the Heat’s lead in the Eastern Conference is now down...