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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.

Here's the situation

For the Mad Ants to get into the D-League playoffs for the first time, they need to either win tonight at Sioux Falls or Saturday at Tulsa.

Click here to check out Steve Warden's story today on the Mad Ants' quest to make the postseason.

An interesting thing about Fort Wayne is, though the franchise hasn't made the playoffs before, a large portion of the players have with other teams in the past. So, the veteran presence will be key -- as it has been for weeks -- in making this chase.