Whittington has played in 20 games for the Pacers this season with averages of 2.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.
The Maine Red Claws had a chance to win their first ever playoff game, but Romero Osby’s shot was blocked at the buzzer – Fort Wayne escaped with a 104-103 overtime victory to take Game 1 of the NBA Development League Playoffs.
The Mad Ants will host the Maine Red Claws on Tuesday, April 7th with a 7:00 pm tip off for Game 1 of Round 1 of the NBA D-League Playoffs at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum. This game will be broadcasted live on ESPNU.
The Fort Wayne TinCaps had their first day of practice on Monday at Parkview Field.
The NBA Development League announced today that Fort Wayne Mad Ants forward Chris Porter’s contract has been terminated, effective immediately, for violating the league’s Anti-Drug Program.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants forward CJ Fair was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 30 – Sunday, April 5. Fair joins Andre Emmett as Mad Ants to earn the honor this season.
The San Diego Padres have made one more splashy trade, completing an offseason of roster upheaval.
The San Diego Padres announced the Opening Day roster for the 2015 TinCaps on Sunday. The 25-man squad features 12 players who’ve previously worn a Fort Wayne uniform, including Josh VanMeter.
The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, defeated the Sioux Falls Skyforce 101-97 on Saturday, April 4th at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum to clinch a spot in the playoffs for the third straight year.
Parkview Field is expected to help light up downtown Fort Wayne the next few days. The ballpark is getting new light bulbs installed over the next few days and need to be left on to maximize their performance.
The Mad Ants kicked off the final weekend of the regular season with a 98-91 win over the Central Division champions, Sioux Falls on Friday night.
Arnie Ball, the long-time head coach of the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) men’s volleyball team, was awarded the IPFW Chancellor’s Medal at his retirement celebration on Thursday.