Category Archives: Mad Ants

Q&A with Trey McKinney Jones on his call up from the Mad Ants

Trey McKinney Jones was back at the St. Vincent Center in Indianapolis on Wednesday. He took part in his first Pacers practice since the calendar turned to 2018. He was with the Pacers for Summer League and then in training camp, but a shoulder injury forced him to only watch in camp. The 27-year-old was…

Pacers sign Trey McKinney Jones to 10-day contract

The Pacers signed Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Trey McKinney Jones to a 10-day contract on Wednesday, marking the first time in franchise history that the Pacers had called up one of their one. McKinney Jones, who went undrafted in 2013, has spent the majority of his professional career with the Mad Ants. Most recently,…

Pacers Last Week: Feb. 5 — Rasual Butler remembered, Jefferson schools young bigs, GRIII rehabs in Fort Wayne

A lot happens each week with the Pacers and it’s not easy to stay on top of it. Pacers Last Week keeps updated on everything going on with the franchise. Victor Oladipo attended the IU-Purdue game in Bloomington, his first IU game since becoming a pro. He was honored before the game. His former IU…

Ep. 74: Edmond Sumner

Edmond Sumner’s rookie season has been anything but typical for a first-year player in professional basketball. He suffered a torn ACL last year while at Xavier University, so most of 2017 was spent rehabbing and getting through the mental challenges of being away from the game he loves. The Pacers acquired a second second-round pick…

Glenn Robinson III continues rehab process with game action in G League

The next step in Glenn Robinson III’s rehabilitation of his left ankle took him two hours north on Interstate 69, to Fort Wayne on Thursday, where he suited up for the Mad Ants of the G League for just the second time. Robinson III played 28 minutes and finished with 12 points (5 of 14 from…

Edmond Sumner scores nine points in professional debut

Edmond Sumner finished with nine points, two rebounds, two assists, and two steals in his first 12 minutes of professional basketball. The 22-year-old returned to the court Friday night in Fort Wayne with the Mad Ants of the G League, making his debut with the Pacers organization. The Pacers acquired the 52nd overall pick in…

Edmond Sumner to make season debut on Friday

Almost one year after suffering a torn left ACL, guard Edmond Sumner will return to game action for the first time Friday Night. Sumner, who has been practicing with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the G League for nearly a month, is planning to make his professional debut in a home game against the…

Pacers sign Ben Moore to two-way contract

Mad Ants forward Ben Moore signed a two-way contract with the Pacers on Friday. The deal is for the rest of this season, league sources told VigilantSports.com. This is the first season that two-way contracts have existed with the goal to improve the G League, salaries, and give players more opportunities. Players may sign for…