You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Mad Antics

  • Delving into affiliations for this season
    You can check out today's coverage of the new affiliation alignments in the D-League -- the Mad Ants have 13 teams -- by
  • Explaining how Mad Ants have 13 NBA affiliations
    If you're wondering why the Mad Ants aren't a full-fledged affiliate of an NBA team, it's because they don't want to be. They don't want to sell their operations, opting to remain the lone independent in the D-League. “Our ownership doesn't
  • Mad Ants' affiliation in demand
    As the lone independent team in the D-League, not to mention the reigning champions, the Mad Ants were in demand this season by NBA franchises and potential place to put their prospects.

What a game to pick, eh?

Justin Cohn, filling in for Steve Warden here at the Mad Ants' game against the Texas Legends, and I guess I couldn't have picked a better one to be here for, eh?

It only seems to be a game in the midst of the most frantic two days in franchise history.

Of course, the Mad Ants traded away two of its biggest stars -- JaJuan Johnson and Walker Russell Jr. -- for Luke Harangody (of Notre Dame fame), Anthony Richardson and Jack Mclinton.

That's a pretty clear indictment of the Mad Ants' 3-10 record heading into this game against the 8-4 Legends.

Expected to be in the starting lineup already are Harangody and Richardson.

With change, you certainly need to lean on your veterans to help ease the transition, so I guess we need to look for Ron Howard to be big tonight at Memorial Coliseum. He is averaging 20.4 points this season.