Browsing Mason Plumlee

NBA All-Star: Dunk Contest Becomes More Boring Each Year

Posted on 28 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Another year goes by and the Dunk Contest remains a problem for the NBA on All-Star weekend, once again unable to draw better or at least better known players than Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee. More

Brooklyn Nets – This Season Will be More Depressing Than Before

Posted on 16 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

The most expensive team in the history of the NBA when you count in luxury tax, and the Brooklyn Nets are slowly decaying. Maybe it’s just a phase, but it seems like more of a slippery slope to irrelevance, without putting on the kind of basketball shows that make people feel happy that they’re watching. More

Brooklyn Nets – Lucky That NBA Referees Suck

Posted on 9 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

Regardless of the clear foul Mason Plumlee should have been called for as he “blocked” LeBron James on the final play of the game, the Brookly Nets are a very big problem for the Miami Heat, proving it once more by sweeping the season series with a 88-87 win. More

Gerald Green With Yet Another Dunk of the Season

Posted on 18 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

There’s a very good chance Gerald Green wins the Most Improved player of the season in a month or so, but he’s also been upping the ante when it comes to the quality of his dunks, taking it to another level with this one over Mason Plumlee. More

NBA Summer League – Mason Plumlee Dunking On Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Posted on 8 Jul, 2013, by in NBA

While the NBA summer league isn’t usually the best predictor of actual NBA success, it does provide a little insight on rookies and other less than settled players, with Mason Plumlee impressing on his debut for the Brooklyn Nets, which included dunking on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of the Detroit Pistons. More

Duke Blue Devils – Enjoying Humiliating Their Biggest Rivals

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

If the first win over North Carolina earlier this season wasn’t enough to show just how far the 2013 Duke version is from their eternal biggest rivals, a second, much more dominant performance at Chapel Hill, led by Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee, made everyone see the clear distance between the two teams. More

Duke Blue Devils – Easy Road to Perfect Season at Home

Posted on 6 Mar, 2013, by in NBA

It wasn’t as easy as some would expect to get the final win at Cameron for Duke, finishing their home stand in the regular season with a perfect record. They won’t be winning the ACC title, going to a surprising team, but probably don’t have to worry about getting that #1 seed for the NCAA tournament. More

Maryland Terps – Still Good Enough to Beat Their Biggest Rivals

Posted on 17 Feb, 2013, by in NBA

There’s always a discussion and fan banter between Duke and Maryland about their match-ups being real rivalries or not. Well, they certainly feel that way in College Park, putting another dent in the ACC run of the Blue Devils, losing for the third time in conference play and looking unimpressive for yet another time. More

Duke Blue Devils – Mason Plumlee’s Turn to Shine

Posted on 29 Nov, 2012, by in NBA

This is going to be the argument this week – Have Duke done enough to take over the number one spot in the nation, at least with the voters, at the expense of Indiana? A very big night from Mason Plumlee and yet another win over a top 5 opponent suggests that the Blue Devils deserve that spot. More

Duke Blue Devils – Quinn Cook’s Turn to Shine

Posted on 25 Nov, 2012, by in NBA

Duke aren’t a team filled with stars, but there is a clear hierarchy, with Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry taking the higher spots. Still, Quinn Cook was the one who shined during the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, winning the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player award while surprisingly taking over a game between two top five teams. More