News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants Announce Returners and Training Camp Invitees
(November 2, 2012) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced today that seven players have been invited to attend their 2012-13 training camp.
Returning players from last season include Ron Howard, Jarrid Famous, Sadiel Rojas, Walker Russell Jr., and Sean Sonderleiter. Mike Anderson and Tommy Smith were both acquired through trades with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
The remaining 10 spots on the training camp roster will be filled tonight during the 2012 NBA Development League Draft. The Ants have the first pick of the draft, which will begin at 7:00pm. Coverage of the draft will be updated live on the NBA D-League’s website, and fans can stay updated by following the Mad Ants on Twitter and Facebook.
Training Camp Invitees:
The Mad Ants will tip-off their 2012-13 season against the Erie Bayhawks on Friday, November 23rd at 7:30pm at the Memorial Coliseum. Season tickets for the 2012-2013 season are on sale now and start at just $99! For ticket information call 260-469-4667.
About the NBA Development League:
The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 27 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2011-12 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. 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. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s 11th season, fans could watch all NBA D-League games on NBA FUTURECAST, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.