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Long-time Mad Ant Stephan Hicks signs first NBA contract

The Indiana Pacers announced today they have signed Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Stephan Hicks to a 10-day contract.

Posted: Jan 20, 2019 6:11 PM
Updated: Jan 20, 2019 11:16 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The Indiana Pacers announced today they have signed Fort Wayne Mad Ants guard Stephan Hicks to a 10-day contract.

Hicks averaged a career-best 16.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game in 27 contests this season.

Hicks is the only player to start every game this season for the Mad Ants.

In four years with Fort Wayne, Hicks climbed to the top five in all-time points (1,951), rebounds (822), field goals made (669), field goal percentage (47.3%) and free throw percentage (81.5%) rankings for all Mad Ant players.

The Pacers host Charlotte tonight at 6 p.m. on Fox Sports Indiana, while the Mad Ants take on the Erie BayHawks on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Wednesday’s game will be streamed on ESPN+.

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