News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants open search for ball boys or girls
(October, 28, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network have opened up the search for ball boys or girls for the 2015-16 season. To qualify, students must be 14-20 years old.
Mad Ants ball boys/girls are responsible for wiping the floor after players fall, distributing water and towels during timeouts to both home and visiting team benches, and rebounding for players before the game and during halftime.
To keep the professional atmosphere of the ball boy/girl program, applicants must be able to attend all games that are assigned to him or her, and must be able to arrive no later than an hour and a half before tip-off and stay through the end of the game.
If chosen, participants will receive two complimentary season tickets, official Mad Ants apparel, and will be compensated bi-weekly throughout the season.
More information and applications can be found on the Mad Ants homepage at fortwayne.gleague.nba.com. Interested applicants must fill out and mail or fax in the application prior to November 6th, 2015. For questions concerning the Mad Ants ball boy/girl program call (260)469-4667 x108 or email HKessens@ftwaynemadants.com.
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.