Fort Wayne Mad Ants

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are a basketball team of the NBA Development League, which is based in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


The fans themselves could decide on the name of the " franchise ". On the website of the team you had to choose between the four names Lightning, Fire, Coyotes and Mad Ants. On 18 June 2007 it was announced that the team Mad Ants is called. The name was given to the team in honor of Mad Anthony Wayne, the namesake of Fort Wayne. Your games wearing the Mad Ants of the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

On 5 July 2007, it was announced that the Mad Ants would be the " farm team " of the Detroit Pistons and the Indiana Pacers. Were randomly the Detroit Pistons in Fort Wayne, founded under her former name Zollern Pistons from Fred Zollner. On September 3, 2008 it was announced that for the 2008-2009 season, the Mad Ants will also be a farm team of the Milwaukee Bucks. After 2012, the Charlotte Bobcats were added as a fourth partner team in the NBA.