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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:00 pm

Ants rookie honored by D-League


The Mad Ants' Alex Poythress, who was signed by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers just days before the D-League playoffs, was selected second-team All-League by head coaches Tuesday.

He was also one of five players named to the All-Rookie team. 

The first team all-league players were Los Angeles' Vander Blue, Canton's Quinn Cook, Sioux Falls' Keith Benson, Oklahoma City's Dakari Johnson and Raptors 905's Edy Tavares.

Joining Poythress on the second team were Delaware's Shawn Long, Maine's Abdel Nader, Los Angeles' Josh Magette and Sioux Falls' Briante Weber.

Also on the All-Rookie Team were Maine's Nader and Jalen Jones, Los Angeles' David Nwaba and Rio Grande Valley's Isaiah Taylor.