Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Mason Plumlee (Duke) walks off stage after being selected as the number twenty-two overall pick to the Brooklyn Nets during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Brooklyn Nets Sign Mason Plumlee

The Brooklyn Nets made Duke star Mason Plumlee the No. 21 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft and have wasted little time getting him under contract before the Summer League kicks off.

According to Rod Boone of Newsday via Twitter, the two sides have already agreed to a deal:



Reports say the deal is worth $6.5 million over four years, which is not bad considering Plumlee will be sitting on the bench for most of his rookie season behind the likes of  Brook Lopez, Kevin Garnett, Andray Blatche and Reggie Evans.

With the deal out of the way, Plumlee will now have a chance to seriously develop his game this summer in preparation for his rookie season—playing time or not.

The ownership of the Nets continues to get things done at an efficient pace. Plumlee’s deal is just the latest in a long string of moves showing the Nets are serious about competing for a championship.


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