FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Mad Ants) - The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced the 2019 training camp roster.
In Sqaturday’s NBA G League Draft, the Mad Ants selected center Hasheem Thabeet and guard Nick Masterson to round out the training camp roster.
Thabeet, 32, was selected with the 18th overall pick. The No. 2 selection in the 2009 NBA Draft played 224 games in seven seasons in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets.
The former University of Connecticut big man also has playing experience in the G League with the Dakota Wizards, Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Grand Rapids Drive.
Masterson, 23, was available at the 10th pick in the third round of today’s draft. The Kennesaw State alumnus led the NCAA in 3-point shooting percentage (54.1%) during his senior season. He was voted to the Atlantic Sun Conference Second Team during the 2017-18 season.
Masterson started 96 games in his four years with the Owls.
The Mad Ants also announced today center Amida Brimah will miss the 2019-20 season due to a torn ACL.
The Mad Ants start the 2019-20 regular season on Friday, Nov. 8 at home against the Lakeland Magic. Tip is set for 7 p.m.