Greetings and salutations. I'm filling in for Steve and pleased to be here.
Before today's game against the Tulsa 66ers, the Mad Ants have gotten rookie forward Vernon Macklin on assignment from the Detroit Pistons.
Macklin has played in 19 games this season with the Pistons, averaging 1.4 points and .9 rebounds in 4.2 minutes per game.
Taken 52nd in the 2011 NBA draft, he played at Florida, starting 69 of 71 games. He also played two years at Georgetown.
Fort Wayne is 11-28, having lost two straight. Tulsa is 18-22 and on a two-game winning streak.