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Nets Exercise Options On Mason Plumlee, Sergey Karasev

The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season. Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team following his first season with Brooklyn. In...
Via RealGM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Plumlee lifts Nets to 99-88 win over 76ers

NEW YORK (AP) Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night. Deron Williams added 13 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Henry Sims and Tony Wroten scored 13 points apiece to lead the 76ers. Brooklyn led 68-67 heading into the fourth before Plumlee and Jerome Jordan took over. The pair combined...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Plumlee expects more minutes, responsibility with Nets

A year ago, Mason Plumlee was an afterthought on the Nets. Surrounded by high-priced veterans, many around the team expected Plumlee would spend more time playing in the D-League than in the NBA. But after becoming a key piece of the team’s rotation as last season wore on, finishing as an All-Rookie First Team selection, making Team USA and winning a gold medal in last month...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Mason Plumlee’s Stellar Summer

Mason Plumlee‘s stock is on the rise and rightfully so. The Duke product followed up an impressive rookie season with the Brooklyn Nets with an even more impressive summer. Plumlee dominated NBA Summer League play, averaging 18 points, five rebounds, two steals and one block per game. His time in Orlando began with a 23-point, […] Brooklyn Nets: Mason Plumlee’s Stellar Summer...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Why Mason Plumlee Made the USA Team

USA Basketball made its final cuts on Saturday, a day after their exhibition game against Puerto Rico. Brooklyn Nets’ own Mason Plumlee made the team, alongside fellow bigs Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, and Andre Drummond. Plumlee shocked many when it was revealed he was in the running for a roster spot, as he was originally […] Brooklyn Nets: Why Mason Plumlee Made the USA...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee wants to start for Brooklyn Nets

Mason Plumlee has that confidence ... and now that he's not a rookie, he's more willing to talk about his goals. "Oh yeah," Plumlee replied this week when asked if he wanted to start. "What player doesn’t wanna start?" That would mean power forward, a position that Kevin Garnett held down last year and Mirza Teletovic has to have his eye on as well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee Says He’s Not On Team USA Because Of Coach K

Mason Plumlee knows that the elephant in the room-surrounding USA Basketball is his relationship with Team USA head coach, Mike Krzyzewski.   Plumlee is a former Duke Blue Devil who just happened to beat out some good big men for his spot on the World Cup roster.  The Nets versatile and ever improving big told the New York Post that he believes his talents warrant his selection...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mason Plumlee To Make Team USA Over DeMarcus Cousins

You have to have role players right? If the report by Brian Windhorst is to be believed, Mason Plumlee is likely to make Team USA over Demarcus Cousins: 2 things from Team USA: post practice games between Durant/Harden/George are epic; Mason Plumlee likely to make team over DeMarcus Cousins — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 31, 2014 Plumlee wasn’t one of the 19 players...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee assists on nice alley-oops at Orlando Summer League

As day three of the Orlando Summer League is about to wrap up, Brooklyn Nets second-year player Mason Plumlee decided to show off his passing ability with a couple nice alley-oop passes. In the first half of today’s Thunder-Nets game, Plumlee finds teammate Markel Brown for the nasty slam dunk: Later in the game, Plumlee showed that his first alley-oop wasn’t a fluke with this...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee scratches wheel rim on teammate's Maserati (Video)

Brooklyn Nets rookie Mason Plumlee may have gotten himself in a bit of trouble when he scratched one of the rims of a Maserati he borrowed from one of his veteran teammates.Plumlee's Instagram account shows a video of him trying to repair the damage with what appears to be heavy-duty tape and spray paint.No word yet as to which one of Plumlee's teammates the Maserati belongs...
Via Holdout Sports
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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