You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter 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

  • NBA veteran Jones back with Ants
    The Mad Ants have signed Dahntay Jones, who played for the Mad Ants in 2007-08 and averaged 24.4 points and 4.6 rebounds over 10 games.
  • Payne returning to Atlanta
    Adreian Payne has returned to the Atlanta Hawks, but there is a chance he could return to the Mad Ants for their game Friday at Memorial Coliseum.
  • Mad Ants grab 1st win of season
    Led by 28 points from Andre Emmett, the Mad Ants got their first victory over the season Saturday night, defeating the Erie Bayhawks 103-93 in front of 4,617 fans at Erie Insurance Arena.
Advertisement

Mitchell in slam dunk contest

Tony Mitchell, the Mad Ants' 6-foot-6 forward, will compete in the slam dunk contest during the halftime of the NBA D-League All-Star Game on Saturday in Houston.

The All-Star Game, which will include Ants guard Ron Howard, begins at 3 p.m., and will be broadcast live on NBA TV.

Mitchell is averaging 18.2 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists for the Ants this season. His one-game season high is 32, against Canton on Feb. 4.

He will compete against Josh Owens of Idaho, Dar Tucker of Reno, and Glen Rice Jr. of Rio Grande Valley.

All four participants will be allowed two dunks in the first round. The two with the highest scores from a panel of judges will advance to the second round, where each will get two dunks.

Advertisement