This year’s winner gets $2 million with the title game airing at 7 p.m. August 3 on ESPN.
The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday their rookie/free agent camp roster with returning team members Rakeem Christmas, Georges Niang and Joe Young, along with first-round draft pick T.J. Leaf from UCLA, highlighting the team.
Beginning with the 2017-18 season, the NBA G League will feature 26 teams, an expansion of four teams since last season, 22 of which are owned and operated by NBA franchises.
After his first season as a professional Mad Ants guard Nick Zeisloft is looking to pass his knowledge along to some of the Summit City’s young sharpshooters.
The Mad Ants will be represented by Stephan Hicks, Travis Leslie, Jordan Loyd, and Trey McKinney-Jones who were selected on Tuesday to participate in the camp.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants NBA affiliate, the Indiana Pacers have exercised their option to have Steve Gansey continue as head coach for the 2017-18 season.
Bird is expected to continue as a consultant for the team. Bird will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. Monday.
Forward also selected to All-Rookie squad.
Catchings’ position will include participation with all three PS&E basketball franchises – the Indiana Pacers, the Indiana Fever and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
The Mad Ants saw their season come to a close Wednesday night in Maine as Fort Wayne fell to the Red Claws 124-119 in the decisive game three of their best-of-three first round playoff series.
With their backs against the wall the Mad Ants answered in big-time fashion, rallying from a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to top Maine 111-110 in game two of their first round playoff series and force a decisive game three Wednesday night in Portland.
After falling in overtime to the Red Claws in game one on Tuesday night the Mad Ants face a “win or go home” scenario as their first round playoff series shifts to Maine.
Third seed Fort Wayne Mad Ants (30-21) fell to the second seed Maine Red Claws (30-21) 110-106 in overtime in game one of the first round of the 2017 NBA Development League Playoffs.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have advanced to the NBA D-League Basketball Playoffs after their win against Canton Saturday evening.
In the regular season finale for the Mad Ants and after the recent departure of forward Alex Poythress, Fort Wayne rallies to beat Canton, 111-108.
According to Yahoo Sports, Mad Ants leading scorer Alex Poythress will sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Mad Ants have one game to go in the regular season as Fort Wayne hosts Canton on Saturday before turning its attention to the playoffs.
Niang has played in five games for the Mad Ants this season, averaging 30.8 minutes, 16.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3 assists.
The Ants will tip off their best-of-three first series April 4 at 7 p.m. at War Memorial Coliseum, though the opponent has yet to be determined.
Tyler Hansbrough led the Mad Ants with a double-double, recording a game-high 34 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in 35 minutes.