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Only in Summer League: Mason Plumlee dunk-fest (VIDEO)

Jul 9, 2013, 1:22 AM EDT

One of the positives coming into the draft for Duke center Mason Plumlee was that he was a good athlete for his size — he moves well when he rolls, he runs the floor well in transition, and he can finish at the rim.

Combine those attributes with the up-and-down, disjointed game of Summer League and you get the Mason Plumlee third quarter dunk-fest.

Plumlee has looked solid for the Nets in the preseason, which is a good sign, still the first round pick is going to have a hard time finding minutes in Brooklyn behind Brook Lopez and Andray Blatche.

  1. captainwisdom8888 - Jul 9, 2013 at 2:42 AM

    That guys like the best player ever. Wow. Hall of fame. #Watch out Jordan

    • yaryers - Jul 9, 2013 at 3:47 AM

      Be funnier.

  2. Sports King of this world - Jul 9, 2013 at 4:01 AM

    I’m digging Mason Plumlee. Well I should huh!! I’m a Duke fan baby!!!

    • jcmeyer10 - Jul 9, 2013 at 7:47 AM

      Let me guess, you live no where near Duke nor have any relevant ties making you a fan.

      • wadecounty93 - Jul 9, 2013 at 12:10 PM

        I understand there are a lot of fake fans out there but just because someone is not from somwhere or didnt have family go to a certain school to be a fan. Im a great example. I grew up an hour north of Miami and now live in Miami and rep the Heat and Dolphins and am a big University of Miami fan even know i have never been to college. I also am a huge Memphis fan and have nothing to do with and have never been there in my life. No im not a bandwagon heat fan Ive been following them way before Lebron came here and actually know who Mourning and Hardaway is. You can be a fan of any team no matter what ties you have.

      • Sports King of this world - Jul 10, 2013 at 12:44 AM

        No actually my schools mascot is a Blue Devil.. So I do have the right to claim. I am a Blue Devil. Uh oh.. Here come the.Devils….

      • Sports King of this world - Jul 10, 2013 at 12:45 AM

        I’ve been keeping up with duke done I was about 11

  3. llfreedman - Jul 9, 2013 at 6:10 AM

    He’s going to be good. I was surprised he slid as far as he did in the draft. He’s a polished big man with size and speed who learned under coach k for 4 years….

    I realize he doesn’t have the potential to be a super star, but I could see him being a 10-10 guy or at worst a really good third big.

  4. saint1997 - Jul 9, 2013 at 8:02 AM

    Maybe he’ll become good enough to give them an actual trade piece

  5. pauliewalnuts90 - Jul 9, 2013 at 10:58 AM

    Both Plumlee brothers looked good in yesterday’s summer league games.

  6. staff2cj - Jul 9, 2013 at 11:04 AM

    The great white hope!!!

  7. miamatt - Jul 9, 2013 at 12:14 PM

    Miami had better tighten the defensive screws if they hope to fulfill the promise of an Orlando Summer League Championship.

  8. tcclark - Jul 9, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    Miles looks better so far in Summer League.

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