News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Welcome Greenberg to Basketball Staff
(October 23, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, welcome Harrison Greenberg, Director of Basketball Operations, to their basketball staff for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
Greenberg joins the Mad Ants after completing his degree in Telecommunication Sports Broadcast at Indiana University. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Greenberg has held close ties with the Pacers organization starting as a ball kid, to growing into experienced roles on the basketball and business side through internet marketing, sales, sponsorships and scouting.
“Harrison brings a wealth of organizational knowledge to Fort Wayne. His previous experience, both on the basketball and the business side of an NBA franchise, will be an invaluable asset to us as we try to replicate the Indiana Pacers on and off the basketball floor. Harrison will have a big hand in player personnel, operational and logistical matters. I couldn’t be happier to have a quality individual, like Harrison, involved with the Mad Ants this year,” says General Manager Brian Levy on his new Director of Basketball Operations.
The Indiana Pacers’ affiliate will tip-off the 2015-16 NBA Development League regular season at Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, November 14th at 7:30 p.m. when they host the Raptors 905, the D-League’s newest member. The Mad Ants will kick off their ninth season by celebrating Pacers Night at their home opener. To speak with a Mad Ants representative about season tickets, premium seating and group discount opportunities call 260-469-HOOP or visit fortwayne.gleague.nba.com today!
About the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the NBA Development League
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, are the NBA Development affiliate of the NBA Indiana Pacers. Established in 2007, the Mad Ants have marked their success in back-to-back Championship appearances, coming out on top in 2014 and returning to the Championship series in 2015. The 2014-2015 season also named the Mad Ants as the NBA Development League Development Champions, which recognizes the team that best embodies the NBA D-League’s goals of developing NBA-caliber basketball talent through call-ups and assignments. 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 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2014-15 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 fortwayne.gleague.nba.com.