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Nuggets Recall Erick Green From D-League

Jan 25, 2015 10:25 PM

Erick Green has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League by the Denver Nuggets.

Green played two games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 21 points and 3.0 assists per game.  

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Andre Emmett Named D-League Player Of The Week

Jan 19, 2015 7:56 PM

Fort Wayne Mad Ants’ forward Andre Emmett has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, Jan. 12 – Sunday, Jan. 18. 

Emmett (6-5, 224, Texas Tech) led Fort Wayne to a 2-0 record last week and averaged 28.5 points on .550 shooting (22-of-40), to go along with 7.0 rebounds, 2.5 steals, 2.5 assists and 1.0 block. On Jan. 13, he compiled 33 points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals to lead the Mad Ants to a 153-131 victory over the Reno Bighorns. Fort Wayne, the defending D-League Champions, has won seven consecutive games and stand atop the Central Division with a 15-10 record.

For the season, Emmett is averaging 20.2 points on .525 shooting, to go along with 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 25 games.

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Clippers To Sign Dahntay Jones Instead Of Darius Miller To 10-Day Contract

Jan 14, 2015 10:43 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers will sign Dahntay Jones to a 10-day conract instead of Darius Miller.

Jones, 34, had been playing in the D-League for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

The Clippers are determined to improve their bench and Jones will get an opportunity to make an impact. 

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Hornets Recall Noah Vonleh From D-League

Dec 31, 2014 11:34 AM

Noah Vonleh has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants by the Charlotte Hornets.

Vonleh played two games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 7.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. 

Al Jefferson will be out at least four weeks with a groin injury.

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Hornets Assign Noah Vonleh To D-League

Dec 28, 2014 12:11 PM

The Charlotte Hornets have assigned Noah Vonleh to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League.

Vonleh has played in just four games this season.

Vonleh was the ninth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft out of Indiana.

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Raptors Assign Bruno Caboclo To D-League

Dec 25, 2014 1:21 PM

The Toronto Raptors assigned forward Bruno Caboclo to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League on Sunday.

Caboclo will continue to be included on the Raptors’ roster and will remain on the team’s inactive list.

Caboclo made his NBA debut November 21 versus Milwaukee and scored a season-high eight points in 12 minutes of action.

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Pelicans Assign Russ Smith To D-League

Dec 5, 2014 12:44 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans have assigned Russ Smith to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.

Smith, 6-0, 185, has appeared in three games for New Orleans, averaging 0.3 rebounds per game. Smith appeared in six preseason contests for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points, 1.2 assists and 0.8 rebounds.

Drafted out of the University of Louisville by Philadelphia with the 47th overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, Smith was acquired by New Orleans in a draft night trade.

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Wizards Assign Glen Rice Jr. To Fort Wayne

Nov 20, 2014 2:44 PM

The Washington Wizards have assigned Glen Rice Jr. to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.

 
Rice has appeared in five games this season for Washington while averaging 2.2 points in 8.5 minutes per game.

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Ron Howard, Othyus Jeffers Named D-League Co-MVPs

Apr 24, 2014 5:03 PM

Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Ron Howard and current Minnesota Timberwolves and former Iowa Energy guard/forward Othyus Jeffers have been named the 2014 NBA Development League’s Co-Most Valuable Players, as voted by the NBA D-League’s 17 head coaches.

Howard (6-5, 200, Valparaiso) played in 49 regular season games for the Mad Ants, averaging a team-high and career-best 20.5 points to go with 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists.  Howard spearheaded Fort Wayne’s offense, leading the team in scoring 24 times and serving as the high-assist man in 22 games.  A seven-year Mad Ants veteran, Howard became the league’s all-time leading scorer on March 29 when he scored 20 points to pass Renaldo Major’s previous record of 4,252 points.

Jeffers (6-5, 210, Robert Morris) played in 44 of the Energy’s 50 regular season games before earning a GATORADE Call-Up to the Timberwolves on April 8.  He averaged a team-high 20.9 points, good for eighth-best in the NBA D-League, to go with 9.9 rebounds (fourth) and 2.2 steals (fifth).  He led Iowa in scoring 20 times and was the team’s high-rebounder in an additional 20 contests.  Jeffers scored in double figures in 43 of his 44 games with the Energy, scoring 30 or more points twice.

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Bucks To Sign Tony Mitchell To 10-Day Contract

Mar 3, 2014 6:42 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks will sign Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract.

Mitchell is averaging 19.4 points in the D-League with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

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Pistons Reassign Peyton Siva, Tony Mitchell To D-League
Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell will begin their second stint with the Mad Ants this season.

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