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Mad Antics

  • Delving into affiliations for this season
    You can check out today's coverage of the new affiliation alignments in the D-League -- the Mad Ants have 13 teams -- by
  • Explaining how Mad Ants have 13 NBA affiliations
    If you're wondering why the Mad Ants aren't a full-fledged affiliate of an NBA team, it's because they don't want to be. They don't want to sell their operations, opting to remain the lone independent in the D-League. “Our ownership doesn't
  • Mad Ants' affiliation in demand
    As the lone independent team in the D-League, not to mention the reigning champions, the Mad Ants were in demand this season by NBA franchises and potential place to put their prospects.

Pregame warmups

Just a couple of quick hits here before Reno and the Ants lock up in the rematch ...

  • There are rumors afloat of a near sellout tonight, and it looks like the rumors might be true. Twenty minutes before gametime there were actual fans sitting up in the upper deck. Can't remember the last time I saw bodies up there for an Ants game.
  • Ants coach Joey Meyer is going with the same starting lineup as last night: Derek Raivio, Chris Kramer, Rod Wilmont, Darnell Lazare and Wayne Chism.
  • Going into tonight, the Ants are one game out of the last playoff spot. Texas is 18-22; the Ants are 17-21.