Mad Ants to host basketball academy

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Fort Wayne Mad Ants to Host Basketball Academy Presented by Lutheran Health Network

(June 10, 2016) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA Development League Affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, will team up with Lutheran Health Network to host the inaugural Mad Ants Basketball Academy at Turnstone Center July 25 – 29 featuring head instructor Ron Howard.

The goal of this basketball camp is to teach the basic fundamentals of basketball in a fun and exciting environment for boys and girls ages 6 through 18. The camp will take place at the Turnstone Center (3320 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN 46805) beginning Monday, July 25 through Thursday July 28 running 9 am until 3 pm, and will conclude Friday, July 29 from 9am until 12 pm. All campers are asked to wear tennis shoes and athletic clothing and are encouraged to bring a water bottle. Lunch will be provided each day for all campers.

Registration is $250 per camper and $225 per additional child. Each camper will receive a Mad Ants Basketball Academy t-shirt, Pacers basketball, two ticket vouchers to a Mad Ants 2016-17 home game and two ticket vouchers to a Pacers 2016-17 home game.

Space is limited, registration will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Deadline to register will be MONDAY, JULY 18! You don’t want to miss out!! To access the official registration form, visit our website at

For more information on the Mad Ants Basketball Academy, please visit our website or email us at


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

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