News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Acquire Travis Hyman
(January 12, 2016) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, announced today that they have acquired Travis Hyman.
Hyman, the 6-10 center who previously came over to the Mad Ants from the Los Angeles D-Fenders through a trade during the 2014-15 season, averaged 3.29 ppg and 4.61 rpg during his 31 games with Fort Wayne last season. In his return to the Mad Ants, Hyman will be listed as active for the team’s upcoming matchup at Erie on Wednesday, January 13th. The Mad Ants (11-9) are set to tip with the BayHawks (7-11) at 7:00 p.m. ET.
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.