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GIFs, Latest News / Jan 27, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Greek Freak, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo, Mason Plumlee In Dunk Contest

Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

Well, it doesn’t quite match the quality of this year’s Three-Point Shootout field. Regardless, the four participants in the this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest are primed to put on an awesome aerial show. The league announced this evening that the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo, Minnesota Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine, and Brooklyn Nets’ Mason Plumlee are the participants in All-Star Weekend’s marquee event. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 22, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Report: Greek Freak, Victor Oladipo, Mason Plumlee Will Compete In Dunk Contest

Victor Oladipo

The field for All-Star Weekend’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest is slowly taking shape. After word spread last week that Andrew Wiggins would participate comes a report that fellow young high-fliers Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor Oladipo, and Mason Plumlee will join him. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 14, 2015 / 8:00 pm

Video: Mason Plumlee Abuses Zach Randolph With Spin, 180-Degree Jam

Zach Randolph, Mason Plumlee

There’s not much to like about the Brookyn Nets’ season, but the recent play of Mason Plumlee has been a shining bright spot nonetheless. The uber-athletic sophomore put his burgeoning skill-set on display in the early going of Wednesday’s game versus the Memphis Grizzlies, abusing Zach Randolph on the block with a quick baseline spin and finishing with a powerful 180-degree slam. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 30, 2014 / 3:45 pm

GIF: DeMarcus Cousins Smash On Mason Plumlee

Mason Plumlee, DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins should be an All-Star this season. Mason Plumlee should probably not, but Plumlee more than held his own against the scowling Kings center in Monday night’s 107-99 win in Brooklyn. Then again, Boogie dropped 24 including two that came right in Plumlee’s mug. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 20, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Report: Nets, Kings Talking Trade For Deron Williams

Deron Williams

The Sacramento Kings’ in-season makeover may not be quite finished. Less than a week removed from abruptly dismissing coach Mike Malone, a report has surfaced that the Kings are discussing a trade with the Brooklyn Nets that would net them Deron Williams. Read More »

NBA / Nov 24, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Mason Plumlee On J. Johnson’s Comments, Call of Duty, KG’s Advice & More

Mason Plumlee, Lionel Hollins

After becoming a state champion in his native Indiana during his high school career, and spending four years at Duke under coach Mike Krzyzewski, seven footer Mason Plumlee found it simple to blend in with a Brooklyn Nets team last year with very real aspirations beyond the first round of the playoffs. In our conversation with Plumlee last week, we touched on his unending drive to get better, the self-sacrifice necessary to win, the fun of blowing up zombies and much more. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 6, 2014 / 11:00 am

Anthony Bennet Hammers And-1 Jam On Mason Plumlee (Video)

Anthony Bennett, Mason Plumlee

Minnesota has a better record than the Cavs. After beating Brooklyn last night, 98-91, the ‘Wolves are 2-2, while the Cavs stumbled to 1-3. Andrew Wiggins was a large reason why the ‘Wolves jumped to .500 in Brooklyn, but his fellow No. 1 pick, Anthony Bennett had the play of the night with a monster, and-1 jam on Mason Plumlee. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Sep 15, 2014 / 12:30 pm

These 360 Degree Videos Of Team USA Posing With Gold Medals Are Awesome

Derrick Rose, James Harden

Derrick Rose, James Harden (photo. FIBA Vine)

Among the things we loved most about the World Cup were the unique replays and camera angles offered by the FIBA broadcast team. We were privy to awesome views of the games in Spain to which we simply aren’t accustomed from NBA action, and it made the rare August-September basketball even better than we were anticipating. Though Team USA took down upstart Serbia in the gold medal game yesterday and officially ended the tournament in the process, the FIBA experience was far from over for fans. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Video / Sep 6, 2014 / 11:30 am

Mason Plumlee Finishes Tip-Dunk Up, Over Gustavo Ayon In Team USA Win

Mason Plumlee

Mason Plumlee (photo. gifdsports Vine)

It didn’t count, but who cares? During the final minutes of Team USA’s 86-63 win over Mexico in the FIBA World Cup’s Round of 16, Mason Plumlee completed what would have been the dunk of the tournament for the Americans – if Andre Drummond hadn’t committed an offensive foul by shoving Gustavo Ayon. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Sep 1, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Mason Plumlee Handles Inane Question On Coach K Connection & Team USA

Mason Plumlee

Perhaps one of the more surprising members for USA Basketball this year, was Nets big man, Mason Plumlee. Some decided to shroud the selection in conspiracy, claiming Plum only made it because he played under Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski while at Duke and also endorses Nike, who is the official sponsor and outfits the FIBA World Cup men’s basketball team. Read More »