The Mad Ants trimmed their roster to 12 players Friday, a day before they were to visit Canton, Ohio, for their only NBA D-League exhibition game.
Forwards Dominic Cheek and Lenny Daniel and guard Dante Williams were released by the team Friday.
The Ants will take 12 players to Canton for the 3 p.m. exhibition game Saturday.
Fort Wayne will open its sixth D-League season Nov. 23 against Erie BayHawks. The roster must be pared to 10 players by that time. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum.