Brooklyn Nets Announce Signing Of Draft Pick Mason Plumlee

Updated: July 3, 2013

The Brooklyn Nets just announced that they have come to terms with the 22nd pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Mason Plumlee from Duke University to a four year 6.5 million contract.

The deal being reported would be a rookie deal in which he will make $1.038 million this season, $1.13 million next season and team options for 2016/2017.

Plumlee averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds, two assist and almost a block and a half per game in his senior season for Duke.

Nets fans will get a first look at the super athletic big man on Sunday when he suits up in the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League for coach Jason Kidd.

[quote_simple]Press Release

BROOKLYN—The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward/center Mason Plumlee, General Manager Billy King announced today. The Nets selected the Duke University product with the 22nd overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft.

The four-year senior was named Pete Newell Big Man of the Year and Second Team AP All-American in his final collegiate season, in addition to being selected to the All-ACC First Team and the NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team. In 2012-13, Plumlee averaged 17.1 points (3rd in the ACC), 10.0 rebounds (2nd) and 1.4 blocks (5th), while shooting 59.9% from the field (7th in the nation). He also tied for sixth in the nation in double-doubles. The seven-footer closed his Duke career ranked in the top 10 in rebounds, field goal percentage, blocks and dunks.[/quote_simple]



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