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Mason Plumlee | Center

Team: Brooklyn Nets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'11' / 235
College: Duke
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Mason Plumlee had a field day against the 76ers on Monday with 20 points, 17 rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block and five turnovers in 30 minutes.
He shot 8-of-11 from the field and 4-of-12 from the line in an Andre Drummond-like outing. Plumlee is obviously going to benefit in a big way from the Brook Lopez (injury), so fantasy owners missing out on a big man shouldn't be shy about grabbing him near pick No. 100 for the short term and perhaps more. Oct 20 - 11:12 PM

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Mason Plumlee started during Sunday's historic 44-minute NBA game but only posted six points and four rebounds in 21 minutes.

He had four turnovers and didn't look comfortable out there. Regardless, Plumlee has a chance to get some major minutes this season with Kevin Garnett fading away and Brook Lopez coming off a major foot injury. He is worth a look as a late-round flier if you are patient.
Oct 19 - 5:43 PM

Mason Plumlee came off Brooklyn's bench to score 18 points in 25 minutes vs. the Kings on Wednesday, making 7-of-10 FGs and 4-of-5 FTs.

Plumlee added five rebounds, one assist and one steal, but he also turned the ball over four times without blocking any shots. Owners in need of a cheap big-man should keep an eye on Plumlee, who should only build on his numbers after the All-Star break -- 9.1 points on 68 percent shooting, 6.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.8 blocks in just 22 minutes per contest.
Oct 15 - 11:13 AM

Mason Plumlee said he cared more about plus-minus more than anything else last season.

"[First], it was like, ‘All right, I want my plus-minus to be great. I might not score, I might not get an assist, but my plus-minus is gonna be great,’" Plumlee said. "Then when I was starting, it was like, ‘When I start, we’re winning.’ … It evolves real quick." He plus-minus was at -1.3 per game last year, so hopefully he'll improve. Plumlee will back up Brook Lopez and have a tougher time getting minutes while the team is healthy.
Source: NY Post
Oct 3 - 9:23 AM

Mason Plumlee denied allegations that his ties to Nike and Duke influenced the decision to include him on the final 12-man Team USA roster.

"I’m very proud that I went to Duke and I’m very proud that I wear Nike, and that has nothing to do with it," Plumlee said. "If you were at our practices and our training camp, anybody that was there, they would see why I made the team." Plumlee is significantly less talented than his teammates on the US squad, and that has prompted some conspiracy theory-like questions. However, he plays a marginal role for the team (just 16 total minutes over the first two games) and he does provide some needed size. Choose what you want to believe, but if Team USA comes home with anything less than a gold medal, coach Mike Krzyzewski will likely be scrutinized for his roster decisions.
Source: NBC Sports
Sep 1 - 5:10 PM

Mason Plumlee will represent Team USA for the FIBA World Cup.

If you made a list of the best 100 players in the NBA right now, Plumlee probably wouldn't be on it. He didn't make a single shot outside of the paint last season and he can't really put the ball on the floor in the low post, but coach Mike Krzyzewski likes him. He's still not worth drafting in standard leagues while Brook Lopez (foot) is healthy.
Aug 23 - 11:02 AM

Mason Plumlee is expected to make Team USA, according to ESPN.com.

He's a coach Mike Krzyzewski favorite since his Duke days and the national team needs a big man. The injury to DeMarcus Cousins doesn't seem to be a factor here and Plumlee would have made the team anyway. While he has no semblance of a game beyond five feet on offense, Team USA could always use a big guy around the rim. He's the only player on Team USA who isn't worth drafting in standard leagues.
Source: ESPN.com
Aug 22 - 9:14 AM

Mason Plumlee is competing with DeMarcus Cousins and Andre Drummond for Team USA's backup center spot.

With the final cut for the World Cup of Basketball coming as soon as Thursday, the backup center spot will seemingly come down to Plumlee and Cousins. However, head coach Mike Krzyzewski attempted to diffuse the speculation that stemmed from Drummond not leaving the bench during Friday's exhibition against Brazil. "We haven't picked the team yet. People read into everything," Krzyzewski said. "That's part of the world we live in."
Source: ESPN
Aug 19 - 11:20 AM

Mason Plumlee said he wants to start for the Nets next season.

"Oh yeah," Plumlee said when asked if he wanted to start. "What player doesn't want to start?" He has a chance to make Team USA and he's coming off a great finish to his 2013-14 season, but it would be hard to see him starting over a healthy Brook Lopez. Plumlee didn't make a single shot outside of the paint last season, so he's obviously not an option at power forward. He's not an option in most fantasy leagues.
Source: Nets Daily
Aug 9 - 10:51 AM

Mason Plumlee has been promoted to the Team USA National Team.

He was part of the Select Team but a lack of big men prompted executive director Jerry Colangelo to let him compete for one of Team USA's 12 roster spots. It's doubtful that he'll make the cut, but it's a testament to Plumlee's skills and rising profile in the NBA. He's poised to have a solid season in Brooklyn, especially if Brook Lopez is limited by his surgically-repaired feet.
Jul 29 - 6:49 PM

Mason Plumlee has been named to the USA Select team.

This is a huge honor for the 24-year-old as he attempts to build off his strong Summer League showing. Plumlee will join his brother, Mason, and 10 other young players who will help prepare Team USA for this summer's World Cup of Basketball. Plumlee will open the 2014-15 season backing up Brook Lopez, but should be able to carve out a role for himself in the Nets' rotation and provide fantasy value to owners in deeper leagues.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 22 - 11:46 AM

Mason Plumlee (sore left foot) will not play against the Sixers on Wednesday.

He has been outstanding in Orlando so far and there was no major sign of an injury prior to today. Plumlee is likely going to earn a role in the rotation, but his playing time figures to be sparse while Brook Lopez (foot) is healthy.
Jul 9 - 5:17 PM

Mason Plumlee made 8-of-11 from the field for 23 points vs. the Pacers on Saturday, adding seven boards, one assist and three steals.

He continues to thrive around the basket and looked great today. Plumlee's rookie season went well down the stretch and he'll look to back up Brook Lopez next season. He won't be on the radar in standard leagues off the bat, but playing time could open up for him.
Jul 5 - 11:32 AM

Mason Plumlee will headline the Nets' summer league roster this month.

He'll be joined by the three rookies, Marquis Teague and Jorge Gutierrez. Cory Jefferson, Xavier Thames and Markel Brown could all see minutes, but Plumlee may be the most interesting player to watch after really improving down the stretch last season.
Jul 1 - 10:56 AM

Mason Plumlee was named to the All-Rookie First Team on Thursday.

He filled in admirably for an injured Brook Lopez and an aging Kevin Garnett during the regular season, averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds. Unfortunately for Brooklyn, his production in the playoffs plummeted down to 2.2 points in just 11 minutes of action. Despite his postseason failures, he proved that he can perform at the NBA level and has promise as a late-round add in fantasy drafts.
May 22 - 2:33 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Deron Williams
2Marquis Teague
3Jorge Gutierrez
SG1Joe Johnson
2Jarrett Jack
3Markel Brown
4Xavier Thames
SF1Bojan Bogdanovic
2Andrei Kirilenko
3Alan Anderson
4Sergey Karasev
PF1Kevin Garnett
2Mirza Teletovic
3Cory Jefferson
C1Brook Lopez
2Mason Plumlee