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Report: Pacers Purchase Fort Wayne Mad Ants 



The NBA Development League and Pacers Sports & Entertainment, the parent organization of the Indiana Pacers, today announced that the team has acquired the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, becoming the 10th NBA team to fully own and operate an NBA D-League team.  With the purchase, all 19 NBA D-League teams are singly affiliated with NBA franchises.

“We are proud to extend the Pacers’ brand into Northeast Indiana and excited about continuing the tradition of professional basketball in Fort Wayne,” said Pacers Sports & Entertainment owner Herb Simon.  “We will work closely with the Mad Ants’ staff to provide support and expertise on both the business and basketball sides, and we hope to build on their enthusiastic fan base.”

Source: NBA.com/D-League

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