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Forty Candidates Try Out for Ft. Wayne Mad Ants

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They came from near and far on Saturday to the Nets’ practice center in East Rutherford, where it was just infinitesimally possible that a cup of coffee in the NBA awaited their arduous efforts.

The cost of this farfetched daydream was $150, the entry fee to try out for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the independent D-League team that occasionally feeds short-termers to injured and shorthanded NBA rosters. Of these 40 candidates, maybe two or three would be invited to return to the main training camp in Fort Wayne. They would still then have to make the D-League roster.

via Flip Bondy of the New York Daily News

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