Category: D-League

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Swept in D-League Finals

In a re-match of last year’s NBA D-League Finals, the Santa Cruz Warriors got their revenge on the Fort Wayne Mad Ants after the Mad Ants swept them the year before. The Warriors defeated the Mad Ants 2-0 in the best-of-three Finals series. The entire series was a shootout between the two best offensive teams…

NBA D-League Finals Preview: Fort Wayne Mad Ants-Santa Cruz Warriors

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Santa Cruz Warriors will go at it again for the championship, with a rematch of last year’s NBA D-League Finals match-up. This will be an exciting conclusion for the D-League season, as well as a scouting platform for all of the key players for the Mad Ants and the…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Return to D-League Finals

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will be returning to the NBA D-League Finals after sweeping the Canton Charge in Game 2 by a final score of 103-85. Jordan Crawford played like a man possessed, making shots from everywhere on the court. He finished the game with 28 points, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals. C.J. Fair was…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Win Game 1 Over Canton Charge

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants won Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Canton Charge by a score  of 105-91. Jordan Crawford dominated the game with 27 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. C.J. Fair had a great game also, scoring 22 points and grabbing 5 rebounds. Matt Bouldin contributed as well…

Eastern Conference Preview: Fort Wayne Mad Ants vs Canton

The D-League Eastern Conference Finals are set to begin between the reigning champion Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the Canton Charge. This best of 3 series has the potential to be one of the most exciting match-ups of the year. Both teams are more similar than they would like to admit. Here’s why: They rely…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Sweep Maine Red Claws

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are moving on to the Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Maine Red Claws by a score of 121-111. Jordan Crawford and C.J. Fair, possibly the best duo in the D-League playoffs, played exceptionally well. Crawford scored 36 points, along with 5 assists and 3 steals. He was shooting from…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants’ Poor Shooting Contributes to Loss

In the rematch between the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Iowa Energy on March 20, the Energy decisively defeated the visiting Mad Ants on their home-court. The final score was 101-77. Willie Reed and Jarnell Stokes shined once again, but this time in a win, putting in 24 points and 20 points respectively. The two also…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Dominate in Win Over Iowa Energy

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants defeated the Iowa Energy Tuesday night by a final score of 101-88, putting them one game closer to the division-leading Sioux Falls Skyforce. This game and the rematch on Friday are pivotal for both teams, as they could ultimately determine who goes to the playoffs. The first half went mostly at…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Acquire Jordan Crawford

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have acquired NBA veteran Jordan Crawford. After passing a physical, he will be able to suit up and play against the Delaware 87ers on Saturday, March 14th. Jordan Crawford started his collegiate career at Indiana University, but transferred to Xavier University for his sophomore season. After two years of college, he…

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Westchester Knicks Top Prospect

Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the 6’7″ forward for the Westchester Knicks who was the 51st overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the New York Knicks, is ranked 11th on the NBA D-League Prospect Watch list. He is currently averaging 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 1 block per game in the 34 games he has played this…

Texas Legends Lose 6th Straight in Blowout Fashion

The Texas Legends were on the road Wednesday night taking on the Santa Cruz Warriors. The Legends came into this game hoping to halt their five game losing streak. It was not to be on this night, as they fell to the Warriors 120-104 for their sixth straight lose. Eric Griffin paved the way for…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Andre Emmett No. 20 on Prospect List

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants star guard/small forward Andre Emmett has recently been ranked at number 19 on the NBA D-League’s Prospect Watch Top 30 Rankings. It is a well deserved accomplishment, as he is one of the most versatile scorers in the league. Emmett is capable of leading an offense as well as being…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Lose At Home in Overtime Thriller

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants lost at home to their division rival Sioux Falls Skyforce Sunday night by a score of 122-118. Both teams played well overall, with at least four players from each team scoring in the double digits. However, the Skyforce shot 60 percent from the field as a team, opposed to the Mad…

Westchester Knicks Lose Close Game Against Los Angeles D-Fenders

The Westchester Knicks fell to the Los Angeles D-Fenders on February 25 by a final score of 121-118. The game was decided in the final three seconds of the fourth quarter by the two free-throws made by the D-Fender’s Jamaal Franklin. Despite the loss, all five Westchester Knicks starters scored in the double digits. The…

Trey McKinney-Jones Returns to Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Trey McKinney-Jones, the second year player out of University of Miami, has been reacquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He was apart of the Mad Ants squad last season that went undefeated in the postseason and won the D-League championship. In the 2014 season, he averaged 15 points and 4 rebounds as a rookie.…

Constant Roster Changes Hurting Fort Wayne Mad Ants Chemistry

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are 22-14. Right now, if the playoffs started today, they are the fifth seed. Considering that they won the championship last season it is a somewhat disappointing position for the team to be in. The struggles the team is undergoing begs the question of why and how did they drop…

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Go Flat Against Grand Rapids Drive

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants lost against the Grand Rapids Drive tonight, by a final score of 94-80. The game was very close in the first three quarters, but the Drive turned up the intensity in the fourth quarter. The Mad Ants struggled to keep pace with them and eventually the Drive ran up the score.…