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Roster unveiled: McKinney-Jones back with Ants

Trey McKinney-Jones, who helped the Mad Ants to the 2014 D-League championship and the 2015 finals, is back in Fort Wayne after a season in Hungary and Israel. The Mad Ants, who o ...

October 31, 2016 5:39 pm


Mad Ants swing trade, complete busy day

The Mad Ants made Travis Leslie their top pick – fourth overall – in the D-League draft today, giving them a player who has starred in both the D-League and overseas. A ...

October 30, 2016 6:04 pm


Mix of veterans and youth with Mad Ants' draft picks

The Mad Ants had two first-round picks in the D-League draft Sunday – Nos. 4 and 6 – and chose veterans Travis Leslie and Dallas Lauderdale. The Mad Ants, who open the ...

October 30, 2016 3:33 pm


Readying for D-League draft

While we tentatively know some of the Mad Ants' roster -- Ben Bentil, Julyan Stone, Alex Poythress and Nick Zeisloft -- we will have a much better picture Sunday after the D-League ...

October 29, 2016 6:32 pm


Promotions galore for Mad Ants

The Mad Ants, who play their first home game of the season Nov. 20 at Memorial Coliseum, are really ramping up their giveaways and promotions this season. That day, when the M ...

October 26, 2016 5:25 pm


D-League makes rules changes

The D-League announced rules changes for the coming season, including a change in which the 24-second clock will reset to 14 after an offensive rebound. Also, there has been an al ...

October 25, 2016 3:56 pm


4 NBA prospects heading to Mad Ants

The Indiana Pacers signed, and almost immediately released, power forward Ben Bentil, signaling he’s headed to the Mad Ants as an affiliate player. Bentil was drafted by the ...

October 24, 2016 5:36 pm


NBA's Kings buy Bighorns

The Sacramento Kings have bought controlling interest of the Reno Bighorns and are now the 15th NBA team to own and operate its own D-League affiliate. “With today’s p ...

October 20, 2016 6:23 pm


Mad Ants get second pick in 1st round

The Mad Ants have traded the returning player rights of Jordan Crawford to the Grand Rapids Drive for the No. 6 overall pick in the 2016 D-League Draft. With the ...

October 19, 2016 2:30 pm


Mad Ants' seating capacity smaller

The Mad Ants are making changes to how they prepare for games and how fans enjoy them. The Mad Ants, who open their 10th anniversary season Nov. 12 at Greensboro, North Carolina, ...

October 18, 2016 4:53 pm


Mad Ants will pick 4th

  The Mad Ants will have the fourth pick in the D-League draft which, it was announced Tuesday, will be held Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. via teleconference. Erie, Santa Cruz and Oklah ...

October 17, 2016 9:11 pm


Mad Ants unveil coaching staff

Mad Ants coach Steve Gansey unveiled his coaching staff for the coming D-League season, which begins Nov. 12 in Greensboro, North Carolina. “I’m very excited to have t ...

October 6, 2016 3:46 pm