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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 2:30 pm

Mad Ants get second pick in 1st round


The Mad Ants have traded the returning player rights of Jordan Crawford to the Grand Rapids Drive for the No. 6 overall pick in the 2016 D-League Draft. With the trade, the Mad Ants now have the 4th and 6th picks in the first round of the draft.

The draft will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 30. Pending additional trades prior to the draft, the Mad Ants picks will be as follows: 1st Round, No. 4; 1st Round, No. 6 (from 2016 Grand Rapids trade); 2nd Round, No. 29 (from 2015 Delaware trade); 3rd Round, No. 48; 4th Round. No. 70; 5th Round, No. 92; and 6th Round, No.114.

in other news, Frontier Communications announced a new partnership with the Mad Ants, making the internet and video communications company a partnering sponsor.

As part of the partnership, Frontier will sponsor Frontier Fridays. The first 1,000 kids ages 12 and under will receive a free ticket with an adult purchase to every Friday night home game. The dates for Frontier Fridays are Nov. 25th, Dec. 16th, Dec. 30th, Jan. 6th, Feb. 24th March 3rd and March 24th.