News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Announce Returners and Training Camp Invitees
(November 1, 2013) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that 12 players have been invited to attend their 2013-14 training camp. The training camp invitees listed below are a combination of returning players, affiliate players and open tryout attendees.
Returning players from last season include Ron Howard, Anthony Harris, Chris Porter, and Terrance Thomas. The remaining five spots on the training camp roster will be filled tonight during the 2013 NBA Development League Draft which will begin at 7:00pm. Coverage of the draft will be updated live on the NBA D-League’s website, and fans can stay updated by following the Mad Ants on Twitter and Facebook.
The Mad Ants will play their home opener on Friday, November 29 at 7:30pm against the Maine Red Claws at the Memorial Coliseum. Call the Mad Ants office at 260-469-4667 to get your season tickets which start at just $99!
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 17 teams, including 14 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the league offers professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Twenty-four percent of players in the NBA at the start of the 2013-14 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.