Mason Plumlee

Chris McCullough (Photo by Mark Westcott /NBAE via Getty Images), Mason Plumlee (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Send Plumlee Packing After Drafting McCullough

The Nets parted ways with Mason Plumlee after selecting Chris McCullough, a 6-foot-10 forward from Syracuse, with the 29th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft.

06/26/2015

Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves wins the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York February 14, 2015. The NBA's midseason showcase will take place at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center from February 12 through February 15.   (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Loses Out To Minnesota’s LaVine In Dunk Contest

Minnesota’s Zach Lavine put on a spectacular aerial display to take home the dunk competition during All-Star Saturday night, beating out the Nets’ Mason Plumlee.

02/14/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on Feb. 2, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Skills And Dunking On Display In Brooklyn

The NBA All-Star game is tomorrow night, but for many fans, the real action is tonight with various skills competitions and the slam-dunk competition.

02/14/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Plumlee Hopes To Put On A Show In Front Of Home Fans At Slam Dunk Contest

The NBA has a hard time getting its most spectacular players to compete in the Slam Dunk Contest. Mason Plumlee doesn’t care. He’s just looking forward to bringing the people to their feet.

02/13/2015

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets dunks against the Washington Wizards on Jan. 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Mason Plumlee To Partake In NBA Slam Dunk Contest At Barclays Center

Center Mason Plumlee will be a contestant, as will Bucks small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine and Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo.

01/28/2015

BROOKLYN, NY - JANUARY 12: Kostas Papanikolaou #16 of the Houston Rockets goes up for the shot against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on January 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Garnett Ejected As Rockets Rout Nets 113-99

James Harden scored 30 points, carrying Houston on a night when Dwight Howard did little after fighting with Kevin Garnett, and the Rockets beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 113-99 on Monday.

01/13/2015

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 2:  Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the basket against the Orlando Magic on January 2, 2015 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Magic Rally Late, But Nets Hold On To Win 100-98

Mason Plumlee had 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Nets edged the Orlando Magic 100-98 on Friday night for their third straight victory.

01/03/2015

Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets dunks in the first half during a game against the Sacramento Kings at the Barclays Center on December 29, 2014.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Plumlee Continues To Roll, Nets Beat Kings 107-99

Mason Plumlee continued his impressive play with a team-high 22 points, Joe Johnson and Jarret Jack each scored 16, and the Brooklyn Nets held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 107-99 on Monday night.

12/29/2014

Mason Plumlee (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Sell High — Nets’ Plumlee Is Not Untouchable

The axiom for all investment assets should be: Buy low, sell high. When it comes to Nets center Mason Plumlee, at least general manager Billy King got the first part right.

12/29/2014

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets handles the ball against the Boston Celtics during the game on December 26, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau /NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Use Big Fourth Quarter To Edge Celtics, Win Third Straight

Jarrett Jack nailed a tiebreaking jumper in the lane with 28 seconds to play and finished with 27 points Friday, lifting the Brooklyn Nets to a 109-107 win over the Boston Celtics.

12/26/2014

BROOKLYN,NY - DECEMBER 23: Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets hits the fade-away jumper against the Denver Nuggets on December 23, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Plumlee, Nets Rally In The 4th To Beat Denver 102-96

Joe Johnson scored 27 points, Mason Plumlee added 19 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Denver Nuggets 102-96 on Tuesday night.

12/23/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 17:  Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots a free throw against the Toronto Raptors during the game on December 17, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Ride Big 4th Quarter To 105-89 Win Over Nets

Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 12 assists, Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors used a big fourth quarter to beat the Brooklyn Nets 105-89 Wednesday night.

12/18/2014

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on late in the fourth quarter during a game against the Miami Heat at Barclays Center on December 16, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Rich With Embarrassments — Leaky Nets ‘D’ Lets Heat Off Hook

It’s bad enough that this Nets season appears to be headed for epic disaster, but the list of embarrassments from Tuesday night’s Heat game was so frighteningly long I don’t even know where to begin.

12/17/2014

Kemba Walker #15 of the Charlotte Hornets goes up for a shot against the Brooklyn Nets at the Time Warner Cable Arena on December 13, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson Leads Hot-Shooting Nets Over Hornets

Joe Johnson scored 22 points, Deron Williams and Mason Plumlee had double-doubles and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 114-87 on Saturday night for their second straight victory.

12/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets grabs a rebound over Henry Sims #35 of the Philadelphia 76ers in the second half at the Barclays Center on December 12, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Plumlee Scores Season-High 18 As Nets Beat 76ers 88-70

Mason Plumlee scored a season-high 18 points and had 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets broke open a close game in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 88-70 on Friday night.

12/12/2014

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