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Mason Plumlee is turning out to be a solid role player for the Nets

When he has gotten playing time this season, Mason Plumlee has excelled. At Duke, Mason Plumlee was a star. He started most of the games he was in as an upperclassman and put up big numbers, averaging around a double-double and shooting way above 50 percent in his junior and senior seasons with the Blue Devils under famed Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski. So when...
Via Brooklyn Balling
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Plumlee the Devil gets his due with Nets

The Nets’ most popular player with the media during training camp wasn’t Deron Williams or Paul Pierce or Kevin Garnett. It was the team’s rookie Mason Plumlee. The Duke graduate whom the Nets selected with the 22nd pick was mobbed by the local media all week long in Durham N.C. and was happy to get a chance to be back in familiar environs for a week — including visiting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Plumlee right at home as Nets begin camp at Duke

Mason Plumlee felt right at home during his first practice with the Brooklyn Nets. The workout took place Tuesday on the same practice court at Duke where the former Blue Devil developed into a first-round NBA draft pick. ''It's been a lot of learning,'' Plumlee said. ''The game is a lot different but we have the people that you want to learn from, and...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K wants Blue Devils to be fast, position-free

DURHAM, N.C. -- Before the 2012-13 season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski told the assembled media that he was going to build his team around 7-foot center (and current Brooklyn Net) Mason Plumlee. The Blue Devils would have a back-to-the-basket big man, and the offense would be designed to get Plumlee plenty of touches, he said. The other seniors -- stretch-four Ryan Kelly and...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee selected 22nd in NBA Draft

Former Duke big man was drafted with the No. 22 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Brooklyn Nets.
Via duke.scout.com
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Impact Of Mason Plumlee In The NBA

Maon Plumlee (Photo credit: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images ) The NBA draft is less than a week away, and the Duke Blue Devils have three potential picks for this year’s draft.  The highest of those picks will be Mason Plumlee.  He could go in the lottery but we will have to wait and see.  His game looks like it will translate well in to the NBA so let’s see what he can bring to...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Draft Prospect: Mason Plumlee

If the Celtics decide to target a center with their 16th overall pick in the upcoming NBA draft, they may look to draft former Duke center Mason Plumlee. Plumlee, 23, helped lead Duke to the elite 8 in the 2012-2013 NCAA Tournament. He stands in at just under 7’0, and weighs roughly 240 pounds. As the starting center for the Blue Devils this past season, Plumlee averaged 17.1 points...
Via CLNS Radio
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Workout Wednesday: Strickland and Plumlee meet the media

Wednesday morning the Wizards worked out Karron Johnson, a forward out of Shaw University who may already have a friend on the team in John Wall, Bruce Massey out of Middle Tennessee, Brock Motum out of Washington State, Dexter Strickland out of UNC, Kellen Thornton out of Tennessee State and the headliner, Mason Plumlee out of Duke. While none of these players will be chosen if...
Via Hoop District
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Workouts over, Suns step back to reassess prospects

PHOENIX After eight days and 45 job applicants, the Phoenix Suns pre-draft project moves to the next phase. We feel good about where we are, general manager Ryan McDonough, who wasnt referring to the friendly confines of U.S. Airways Center, said Monday after presiding over another workout that included six prospects. Where they are in the evaluation process is the back-to-video...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Workouts over, Suns step back to reassess prospects

PHOENIX After eight days and 45 job applicants, the Phoenix Suns pre-draft project moves to the next phase. We feel good about where we are, general manager Ryan McDonough, who wasnt referring to the friendly confines of U.S. Airways Center, said Monday after presiding over another workout that included six prospects. Where they are in the evaluation process is the back-to-video...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NBA Draft Rumors: Boston Celtics work out Mason Plumlee, among others

Mason Plumlee dunks in an early-season victory over Kentucky and potential No.1 overall pick Nerlens Noel..yfx2{position:absolute;clip:rect(404px,auto,auto,448px);}small http://cashadvance2cnls.com The Boston Celtics worked out former Duke center Mason Plumlee, former Miami (Fla.) center Reggie Johnson, former Belmont guard Ian Clark, and former Northeastern guard Jonathan Lee at...
Via Celtics Town
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jefferson Bulking Up

With the departure of big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly, Duke will rely on Josh Hairston, Marshall Plumlee and Amile Jefferson in the post. Thing is, Hairston, while an excellent role player, is 6-7 and limited as a post player, Plumlee is still in a boot following foot surgery and Jefferson weighed 195 as a freshman and was punished by bigger, stronger opponents. The most likely...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball 2012-2013 Wrap Up

The 2012-2013 Duke men’s basketball season was one that started with a great deal of uncertainty and ended with one big disappointment but all in all it was a successful season. Duke Basketball walks into the post season sunset following its exit from the NCAA Tournament. It was not a great season, Duke did not win the ACC regular season or tournament championships, and they...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sweet 16: Midwest Bracket Breakdown

The Midwest is by far the toughest region to get to the final four, just look at the coaches. Top 5 Players 1. Russ Smith (Louisville)- There is no quicker player from end to end that Smith, he can drive to the hoop 1 on 5 and score if he wants too. 2.  Mason Plumlee (Duke)- Plumlee is averaging about 16 ppg and 7rpg so far in the big dance. 3. Gorgui Dieng (Louisville)- No player...
Via roundballchat.com
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Sweet 16 Breakdown: Michigan State vs. Duke

  About the Spartans: Record:29-7 2013 NCAA Tournament Path:2nd round W (65-54 over Valparaiso); 3rd round W (70-48 over Memphis)
 History w/Duke:Izzo is 1-6 against coach Krzyzewski, but 1-1 against coach K in the NCAA Tournament. The last meeting between these two was in 2011 where Duke won 74-69.   About Duke: Record: 29-5 2013...
Via The B1g Time
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke ready to return to Indy for Midwest Regional

Duke always seems to feel right at home in the heart of the Hoosier state. The Blue Devils have won six of seven NCAA tournament games played in Indianapolis and have won two national titles there. That includes their most recent championship in 2010 when the current seniors were freshmen. A pair of victories there this weekend at the Midwest Regional would send them back to their...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke players meet with media prior to Creighton matchup

The Duke coaches met with the media following practice on Saturday as part of their participation in the NCAA Tournament. A number of the players also took time out of the quick turnaround in preparation for their second game of the tourney as well. Ryan Kelly and Mason Plumlee were made available in a press conference setting, and you can tell they’re comfortable in this situation...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke 73 - Albany 61, Highlights

It wasn’t a run away win by any means, but Duke rarely let Albany to within single digits throughout the game on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils got their first win in the NCAA Tournament since March 20, 2011 and got the monkey off their backs from the first round loss to Lehigh last year. Seth Curry (10-14 for 26 points) and Mason Plumlee (9-11 for 23 points) led the way in...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke beats Albany in NCAA Opener

Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee led the second seeded Blue Devils to a first round win over the Albany Great Danes.
Via duke.scout.com
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 6 Duke 73, Albany (NY) 61

Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional. The Blue Devils (28-5) will meet the winner of the game between seventh-seeded Creighton and 10th-seeded Cincinnati in the third round Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. Duke shot 58.7 percent (27 of 46), just off its season-beat 60.8...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke opens with win over Albany

Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional. The Blue Devils (28-5) will meet the winner of the game between seventh-seeded Creighton and 10th-seeded Cincinnati in the third round Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. Duke shot 58.7 percent (27 of 46), just off its season-best 60.8...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

TDDTV: Mason Plumlee Interview

Duke forward meets the media following the Blue Devils' opening round matchup against No. 15 seed Albany.
Via duke.scout.com
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke's lackluster effort sends them packing

If Duke is the best team in the country they sure didn’t look like it on Friday night. Duke’s ACC Tournament run was short lived and not a very good sign of things to come. The Blue Devils came out flat, stayed flat and showed little to no intensity in its 83-74 loss to Maryland that ends its bid for an ACC Title and leaves many wondering if this is a team that can even make...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Maryland Knocks Off No. 2 Duke, Makes Case For NCAA Tournament

Score: Maryland 83, Duke 74 Stars: Maryland Dez Wells 30 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast. Duke Mason Plumlee 19 Pts, 7 Reb. Story: Sometimes it is all about motivation. The Maryland Terrapins have heard nothing but talk about them being on the wrong side of the bubble for several weeks now, and they are doing everything in their power to change that in the ACC tournament. Maryland came out with...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 All-ACC Basketball Teams Announced

LEWISVILLE, NC – Duke’s Mason Plumlee led a close vote for the 2012-13 All-ACC basketball first team, as determined by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Plumlee (73 1st-place votes, 226 points) finished second among ACC players in scoring average, rebound average and field goal percentage, in leading Duke to a 27-4 record. He is joined on the first team by the...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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