News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Reacquire McKinney-Jones
(February 20, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, announce today that Trey McKinney-Jones will return to Fort Wayne and join his teammates for tonight’s game against the Westchester Knicks at 7:00 p.m. in New York.
McKinney-Jones, out of the University of Miami, was a key starter in the Mad Ants’ overall season and undefeated postseason run to the 2014 NBA D-League Championship last April. In his 47 regular season games as a Mad Ant, he averaged 15.1 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. McKinney-Jones was named to the D-League’s Second Team All-Showcase Team and All-Rookie Third Team in 2014.
The Mad Ants continue their road trip with tonight’s game at Westchester. The team returns home Sunday, February 22nd as they host the Grand Rapids Drive at 5:00 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.