news release from the Mad Ants:
Andre Emmett Named to the D-League All-Star Team
(February 4, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced today that Andre Emmett has been named to the NBA D-League All-Star Team. This game is set for Sunday, February 15th at 2:30 p.m. at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn and is slated to air on NBA TV.
Emmett recently received Player of the Month honors for January where he helped lead the Mad Ants to a 10-2 January campaign including an 8 game winning streak, 2-0 run at the D-League Showcase, Player of the Week for the week of January 12th through 19th and was also a member of the All Showcase Honorable Mention team. Currently for the season, Emmett is averaging 21.5 ppg on 52.5% shooting along with 4.9 rebounds per game.
The Mad Ants will host the Erie BayHawks this Friday, February 6th with a 7:30 p.m. match-up. The team then travels to Iowa to play the Energy Saturday, February 7th at 8:00 p.m. Fans can purchase Mad Ants tickets anytime, 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.