Mason Alexander Plumlee (born March 5, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As a freshman in 2009–10, he was a back-up forward for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team's national championship team, playing with his older brother Miles. He was a 2009 McDonald's All-American in high school. During his senior year at Duke, he also played with his younger brother Marshall. He was selected with the 22nd overall pick by the Brooklyn Nets in the 2013 NBA draft. Plumlee was also a member of the United States national team that competed in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.