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Saturday Aug 23 | Nets Daily

What Mason Plumlee brings to Team USA

Reed Wallach takes a look at how Mason Plumlee did against Spain's Big Three last season and thinks he's found some answers to why the Nets center made Team USA.

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Saturday Aug 23 | Rip City Project

In an alternate universe, Damian Lillard makes Team USA

Aug 1, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; USA Team White guard Damian Lillard covers an inbound by Team Blue during the USA Basketball Showcase at Thomas & Mack Center.

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Saturday Aug 23 | Nets Daily

Mason Plumlee for America

Team USA announced the final roster of 12 players Saturday morning and the 7'1" Nets center is going to Spain.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Klay Thompson a Mike Krzyzewski favorite for Team USA

Plumlee, who played for Krzyzewski at Duke, began the Team USA World Cup selection process on the select team.

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BleacherReport

Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets' Center Position for 2014-15 Season

Last season, the Brooklyn Nets were weak at center. A year later, that same position will be one of the team's biggest sources of strength.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Herald

Rose sits this one out

Derrick Rose sat out Team USA's 105-62 exhibition win over Dominican Republic on Wednesday in New York, just as he skipped practice the previous two days because of soreness in his knee.

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BleacherReport

Mason Plumlee's Emergence Gives Brooklyn Nets Brook Lopez Insurance

The Brooklyn Nets big man filled in for an injured Brook Lopez and picked up some of the slack for a declining Kevin Garnett , eventually starting 22 games and averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in just 18.2 minutes per contest.

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CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Nets' Mason Plumlee Has No Business Going To Spain

The Nets' backup center may only be going into his second NBA season, but if he can muster another solid performance for the U.S. Men's National Team on Wednesday versus the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden, all indications point to Plumlee garnering a coveted slot on the U.S.' 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup next month.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Sports

Cuts Thu.

ESPN reports that Thursday could be the day that they make the final cuts to get the roster down to 12. More interesting than that, however, are two names who ESPN reports are considered "core players" and who could wind up on the chopping block.

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BleacherReport

Would It Be a Mistake for Team USA to Cut Andre Drummond Before World Cup?

Instead, Drummond didn't even play - confirming at least part of a tweeted report from Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears that, " USAB's Jerry Colangelo told players this week that some would get DNPs, but promised that everyone would get their chance in 3 exhibitions."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBA.com

Team's visit goes beyond hoops

Addressing the crowd in Christl Arena just before Monday's USA Basketball open practice began, U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said, "I take West Point everywhere I go."

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Bulls' Rose still getting into swing of things

Derrick Rose is admittedly trying to shake off the rust during his time with Team USA.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

MSNBC

Mason Plumlee says of course he wants to start for Nets

Mason Plumlee is having a breakout summer, so much so that there is a chance the second-year center of the Nets could make the USA Basketball roster for Spain .

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Next Round of Team USA Roster Cuts for 2014 FIBA World Cup

Soon enough, the Team USA roster will have to shrink from 16 to 12 for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Nets Daily

Mason Plumlee talks about his Team USA experience

Mason Plumlee spoke to media Wednesday afternoon at the Nets practice facility in East Rutherford about his experience with Team USA over the past several weeks.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Piston Powered

Tea leaves: Andre Drummond unlikely to make Team USA World Cup roster

Feb 7, 2014; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Brooklyn Nets power forward Mason Plumlee shoots over Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond in the second half at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

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From Russia With Dunk

Power forward options for Brooklyn Nets. With Lopez on the floor who plays the 4?

With the loss of Paul Pierce and the coaching change from Jason Kidd to Lionel Hollins, questions about the Nets starting lineup have crept into the minds of Nets' fans and doubters alike.

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The Big Lead

USA Basketball Cuts Team to 16, Which 12 Will Make the Final Cut?

USA Basketball trimmed its roster to 16 players this morning , with no major surprises among the group, unless you count Mason Plumlee reaching the final round of cuts.

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Nets Daily

It's official: Mason Plumlee is finalist for Team USA

USA Basketball announced its finalists for Team USA -- 16 players who'll compete for the 12-man roster that will try to win gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain starting August 30. And the big surprise is that Mason Plumlee is one of them.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bright Side of the Sun

Miles loses out to Mason in battle of Plumlees

Both Miles Plumlee and Mason Plumlee , graduates from Duke University in the past three years, were picked for the 'USA Select' team to practice against United States Mens National Team players for a week in Las Vegas.

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