Nets Daily "It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior..." August 26
2 things from Team USA: post practice games between Durant/Harden/George are epic; Mason Plumlee likely to make team over DeMarcus Cousins
In reaction to the lack of big men, Mason Pllumlee has been promoted from U.S. Select team to National Team.
New York Post "On a night when the Nets recorded an emphatic victory, it was their lone rookie’s emphatic dunks that led the way. Behind a career-high 22 points from Mason Plumlee — most of which came on a variety of high-flying dunks — the Nets led wire-to-wire en route to a 93-81 victory over the Pelicans..." February 10
New York Post "After all of the years both Miles and Mason Plumlee have played basketball, they both experienced something Friday night they had never had done before: Playing against one another. “I guess so,” older brother Miles said with a smile of this being his first-ever game against Mason after the..." November 16
New York Post "Mason Plumlee didn’t take long to force Jason Kidd’s hand. After the rookie big man from Duke didn’t play in either of the Nets’ first two games of the season, and then only got a brief garbage-time cameo in the third, it looked as if Plumlee was far from being a part of the rotation. But..." November 14
New York Post "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..." October 07
Nets Daily "Mason Plumlee is probably the best athlete on the Nets. It's between him and Tyshawn Taylor. On Draft Night Chad Ford called him the most athletic seven-footer not named Nerlens Noel. His 36" vertical is six inches greater than DeAndre Jordan's. But he's still learning the NBA game particularly..." October 05