News release from the Mad Ants:
Wilcox, Emmett Receive Showcase Honors
(January 21, 2015) – Los Angeles Clippers assignee, CJ Wilcox received Second Team All-Showcase after recording 37 points and 12 rebounds in the Mad Ant’s two games at the NBA D-League Showcase last week. Wilcox jumped out in Friday, January 16th game against the Los Angeles D-Fenders for 27 points and 8 rebounds.
Andre Emmett also received showcase honors by being named to the Honorable Mention All-Showcase Team after scoring 51 points, 15 rebounds, and 7 assists in his two games out in Santa Cruz for the Mad Ants. Emmett also was honored as the most recent D-League player of the week.
The Mad Ants travel to Rio Grande Valley for weekend match-ups against the Vipers Friday, January 23rd and Saturday, January 24th both tipping at 8:00 p.m. Fans can purchase Mad Ants tickets, which start at just $6, at the Memorial Coliseum Box Office, by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
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 18 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchise for the 2014-15 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. One-third of all NBA players at the end 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.