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Raptors 905 win D-League title

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Bruno Coboclo led Raptors 905 to the D-League title Thursday night, scoring 31 points and adding 11 rebounds in a 122-96 victory over the Rio Grande Va ...

April 28, 2017 12:40 am


Ants rookie honored by D-League

The Mad Ants' Alex Poythress, who was signed by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers just days before the D-League playoffs, was selected second-team All-League by head coaches Tuesday. H ...

April 25, 2017 8:00 pm


Los Angeles' Blue named D-League MVP

Vander Blue of the Los Angeles D-Fenders was selected MVP of the D-League after a vote by head coaches. He was third in scoring (24.8 points per game) and averaged 5.1 rebounds, 3 ...

April 24, 2017 5:50 pm


Mad Ants' season spins away in Game 3 loss

Trey McKinney Jones had 30 points for the Mad Ants, but his drive with 19 seconds left somehow spun off the rim in the most heartbreaking moment of a season-ending 124-119 loss to ...

April 12, 2017 9:40 pm


Mad Ants rally, force decisive Game 3

The Mad Ants trailed almost the entire night, but they weren’t ready for their season to end. They didn’t get their first lead outside the first quarter until Trey McKi ...

April 10, 2017 10:40 pm


Raptors 905 would be next opponent

Thanks to a 108-90 victory tonight, the regular-season champion Raptors 905 swept the Canton Charge in a best-of-3 first-round series. Raptors 905 will face either the Mad Ants or ...

April 8, 2017 10:20 pm


Stars must coexist for Mad Ants

The biggest question I have for the Mad Ants, heading into Game 1 of their playoff series tonight against the Maine Red Claws, is: How will their two stars coexist? This will be t ...

April 4, 2017 6:00 pm


Analyzing Mad Ants' Game 1 loss

The Mad Ants lost 110-106 in overtime tonight and now what ensues is the long wait. The Mad Ants and Maine Red Claws don’t play again until Monday in Portland, Maine. I loat ...

April 4, 2017 11:20 pm


Mad Ants fall in playoff opener

If the Mad Ants' 10th anniversary season is to continue, it will take back-to-back victories on the road. Despite 29 points and 20 rebounds from Tyler Hansbrough, the Mad Ants lost ...

April 4, 2017 9:40 pm


Ants playoff schedule

The Mad Ants will open their best-of-3 first-round playoff series with the Atlantic Division champion Maine Red Claws at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Coliseum. The D-League announce ...

April 2, 2017 7:10 pm


What was Ants' coach thinking? Ahead.

The Mad Ants wanted to make it clear that they did want to win tonight. There wasn’t some nefarious plan to lose and get a match-up with Raptors 905 instead of Maine. ItR ...

April 1, 2017 11:30 pm


Unheralded players lead Ants to 3rd seed

They were all on the floor – Adam Woodbury, Chris Fowler, E. Victor Nickerson – as the Mad Ants gave the Memorial Coliseum fans a show they didn’t exactly expect ...

April 1, 2017 9:40 pm


Mad Ants lose Poythress to NBA

He's headed to the Philadelphia 76ers.

April 1, 2017 1:40 pm