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Mad Antics

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Ants add two to roster

The Mad Ants added two players to their roster in anticipation for a roster reduction later in the week.

Jabril Banks, a 6-foot-8 forward, and 6-7 guard Ramon Harris, both of whom were waived from the Mad Ants' camp, were reacquired on Monday.

The two players will join the team for the Ants' game Wednesday in Canton, Ohio.

The NBA D-League allowed teams to temporarily extend their roster size to 12 in anticipation of losing players to the NBA training camps that begin Friday.

Four Mad Ants players - guards Walker Russell Jr., Cameron Jones, Ron Howard and forward Darnell Lazare - are expected to be invited to NBA camps.

The Ants (2-1) will be home to play Springfield on Friday.