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Trail Blazers GM: Trading for Mason Plumlee 'too good of an opportunity to pass up'

The Trail Blazers acquired Mason Plumlee during Thursday night's draft in a deal that sent Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to the Nets. After the trade was completed, Blazers general manager Neil Olshey had some words on Plumlee.From the Oregonian's Mike Richman:Plumlee averaged 8.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for Brooklyn this past season.(H/t to the Oregonian's Mike Richman.)Photo...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets send Mason Plumlee to Trail Blazers in 4 person trade

WInslow Townson-USA Today SportsThe Brooklyn Nets traded Mason Plumlee and the rights to second-round pick Pat Connaughton to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Steve Blake and the rights to first-round pick Rondae Hollis-Jefferson on Thursday night. “Trading Mason was tough because I thought he gave us a lot in the two years he was here,” Nets general manager Billy...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers Prepare for LaMarcus Aldridge’s Departure, Trade for Mason Plumlee

In the hours leading up to the 2015 NBA draft on Thursday, a report surfaced that LaMarcus Aldridge notified the Portland Trail Blazers that he would not be returning to the team. While Blazers general manager Neil Olshey denied that report shortly after it became public record, the team’s actions during the draft itself should give us a glimpse into what is going to happen next...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trade Mason Plumlee, Connaughton To Blazers For Hollis-Jefferson, Blake

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Steve Blake to the Brooklyn Nets for Mason Plumlee and Pat Connaughton. Hollis-Jefferson and Connaughton were drafted on Thursday. Plumlee spent two seasons with the Nets and fell out of Lionel Hollins' rotation.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets seek lottery pick, dangle Mason Plumlee

The Brooklyn Nets are dangling center Mason Plumlee in hopes of landing a lottery pick in return. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported the rumor. Brooklyn continues to be aggressive trying to move up into lottery. Mason Plumlee being actively shopped, sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 25, 2015 The Nets currently own the 29th pick in the first round and are on the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets still exploring Mason Plumlee trade

WInslow Townson-USA Today SportsMason Plumlee is one of the more talented young centers in the NBA, but the Brooklyn Nets are danging him in trade offers ahead of the 2015 NBA Draft. Brooklyn is hoping to move up in the draft, but it is unclear who they are targeting if they are able to move up. There are quite a few teams that could use a player like Plumlee, and there will likely...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trying To Trade Mason Plumlee

The Brooklyn Nets are exploring trade scenarios involving Mason Plumlee ahead of Thursday's draft. Plumlee fell out of Lionel Hollins' rotation this past season. The Nets would like to re-sign Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers should not trade 11th pick for Mason Plumlee

WInslow Townson-USA Today SportsThe Indiana Pacers currently hold the 11th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and they will have quite a few options to choose from when they are on the clock. Just a couple days back, Dylan Hughes from asked whether or not the Pacers should consider moving the pick in exchange for Brooklyn Nets’ big man Mason Plumlee. There...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets shopping Mason Plumlee, looking to move up in the draft

We know the Nets are interested in buying a pick or two come June 25th's draft, but that may not be their only big-time goal for draft day. According to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, they also are trying to slide up in the draft order, and they might be using Mason Plumlee to do it:Plumlee had a back-and-forth season which saw him start the season on the bench, enter the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who the Brooklyn Nets should part ways with

Mason Plumlee The NBA Draft, and free agency are widely viewed as the two main avenues that teams can use in order to enhance their roster. Yet, another, often overlooked, avenue includes the release of players that are hindering a team from taking the next step. Whether that step is a deeper run in the playoffs or a shot at the title depends upon that respective team’s goals...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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