News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Open With Pacers Night November 14th
(November 12, 2015) – The Indiana Pacers’ affiliate, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, will tip-off their 2015-16 NBA Development League regular season schedule 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, which will feature Boomer, the Pacemates, and the Power Pack Dunk Team performing their high flying halftime show.
Make sure you arrive early, as the first 3,000 fans in the doors will receive an official Mad Ants-Pacers rally towel!
Can’t make Saturday’s season opener? The Mad Ants turn around to host the Raptors 905 again on Sunday, November 15th at 5:00 p.m. at the Coliseum. We will be giving away 1,000 Mad Ants magnet schedules at this game, be sure to get yours!
You don’t want to miss opening weekend, make sure you get your tickets now by calling the Mad Ants office at 260-469-4667 or ordering online 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.