Game Archive: Ron Howard & Trey McKinney-Jones shine together in Mad Ants win

ERIC: THIRD GAME OF DAY 4 OF THE NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE

THERE IS PATENCY ABOUT ROCKING THE MAD ANTS UNIFORM AT THE MAD ANTS AGAINST THE 66ERS IN TULSA 1 ALREADY UNDER THEIR BELT HERE AT THE SHOWCASE TULSA 66ERS AT A 14-4 RECORD, MISSING THEIR FIRST GAME DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THAT PREVENTED THEM FROM GETTING HERE ON TIME THEY ARRIVE HERE THIS MORNING AND I’M SURE THEY’RE READY TO SHOW OFF THEIR STUFF IN FRONT OF THE NBA SCOUTS AND GM’S THAT ARE IN ATTENDANCE TODAY THIS IS TONY MITCHELL THE OTHER DETROIT PISTON ON ASSIGNMENT ALONG WITH SIVA JOINING MITCHELL AND SIVA, TREY MCKINNEY JONES, CHRIS PORTER, AND RON HOWARD TURNOVER ON FT. WAYNE GIVES THE 66ERS THE BALL 66ERS LED BY HEAD COACH DARKO RAJAKOVIC OUT TO MARIO LITTLE NO GOOD LITTLE, ANDERSON, RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW, THEN WHOSE OH, AND REGGIE WILLIAMS OUT THERE FOR DARKO RAJAKOIC CHRIS PORTER, THE FORWARD OUT OF AUBURN ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP HERE WITH YOU FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS ARE AN AFFILIATE OF THE PISTONS-PACERS, GRIZZLIES-BOBCATS-ORLANDO MAGIC JASON: ONE OF THE TEAMS IN THE NBA D-LEAGUE SERVING MULTIPLE AFFILIATIONS ERIC: CHRIS PORTER, FORWARD OUT OF AUBURN, FORMER 26TH OVERALL PICK IN 2000, GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS FLOATER MISSED BADLY BY MARIO LITTLE, GUARD OUT OF KANSAS UP AND DOWN THE FLOOR TO ENERGY UP AND UNDER JASON: IF I AM FT. WAYNE, I AM TESTING TO SEE IF TULSA IS READY TO PLAY IT IS UNCHARTED TERRITORY BLAST THROUGH FOUR DAYS, TRYING TO GET HERE, IF I AM TULSA AND DARKO RAJAKOVIC, I WANT TO COME OUT HERE AND HAVE MY SQUAD READY TO GO IF YOU ARE FT. WAYNE’S CONNER HENRY, LET’S FIND OUT WHAT THEY’VE GOT RIGHT AWAY ERIC: WE DID TALK TO CONNER HENRY BEFORE THE GAME AND HE TOLD US, “WE’VE GOT A COME OUT WITH A LOT OF ENERGY THESE GUYS ARE GOING TO COME OUT ANGRY.” BEN UZOH PUTS THE FIRST POINT ON THE BOARD FOR ALSO — FOR TULSA UZOH, A LOCAL PRODUCT FOR THEM, TRADED TO THE TEAM ALSO WITH THE RIGHTS TO THE NUMBER ONE OVERALL PICK THIS YEAR IN THE NBA D-LEAGUE DRAFT GRANT JERRETT TONY MITCHELL MISSES THE LAST TRY IT ARE FOLLOWED YOU, THE MIDRANGE — BARTHOLOMEW, THE MIDRANGE JUMPER DRAFT PICK FOR TULSA LAST SEASON PLAYED WITH THE 66ERS LAST YEAR, 5 REBOUNDS, 13 MINUTES CLEARLY DARK AROUND BECAUSE LIKE HIS IMPROVEMENT — CLEARLY DARKO RAJAKOVIC HAS LIKE HIS IMPROVEMENT TULSA WAS SCHEDULED TO PLAY THE LOS ANGELES DEFENDERS LAST NIGHT THAT GAME HAVING TO BE POSTPONED , THE DEFENDERS ONLY GOT ONE GAME IN I KNOW THEY WERE DISAPPOINTED, TALKING TO THE COACH AFTER THAT GAME WAS POSTPONED THEY’RE GOING TO MAKE IT UP THAT THEY CAN’T MAKE IT APPEAR THE SHOWCASE THE SHOWCASE IS OBVIOUSLY A GREAT PLACE TO GET NOTICED IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN NBA JOB, AND SO YOU ARE EXPECTING TO GET 2 GAMES AND TO ONLY GET ONE IS DISAPPOINTING, NOT ONLY FOR TULSA, BUT FOR LOS ANGELES AS WELL JASON: CERTAINLY THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT THEY DID GET HERE THE START TIME WAS BACKED UP AN HOUR TO ALLOW THEM JUST A LITTLE MORE REST ONCE THEY WERE ABLE TO ARRIVE HERE IN RENO AND SET UP AND GET WORK UP FOR THE GAME ERIC: RON HOWARD, 5 POINTS FOR HIM A GUY WHO CAME ON STRONG LAST SEASON WHEN HE WAS MOVED TO THE POINT GUARD POSITION TAKING OVER A LEADERSHIP ROLE IS

ONE OF THE TOP 10 NBA D-LEAGUE PROSPECTS ON THE PROSPECT WATCH LIST LAST SEASON KIND OF CAME OUT OF NOWHERE, EVEN THOUGH HE’S BEEN AROUND FOR A WHILE ON OF THOSE OVERNIGHT SENSATIONS THAT’S BEEN WORKING AT IT 5 OR SIX YEARS JASON: PART OF THE NUCLEUS THAT FT. WAYNE ROAD TO THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRANCHISE HISTORY NOW ABLE TO MOVE ON WITH THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES CONNER HENRY ASSISTED WITH THE L.A. DEFENDERS LAST YEAR, NOW MOVES ONTO FORT WAYNE ERIC: HE HAS GOT A LOT OF NBA TEAMS TO DEAL WITH ONE OF THOSE D-LEAGUE TEAMS, AS JASON MENTIONED, WITH SPLIT AFFILIATIONS A LOT OF THEM ARE SINGLE AFFILIATES UZOH SPENT 60 GAMES IN THE NBA FROM 2010 TO 2012 HOWARD BUMPED, BUT THE WHISTLE IS FOR THE OUT OF BOUNDS, SO TULSA GETS THE BALL OF THE TURNOVER JASON: TULSA, 4 WINS FOR THE YEAR, BUT THEY WON 2 IN A ROW AND DEFENSIVELY THEY HAVE TIGHTENED UP ERIC: REGGIE WILLIAMS, A 6’6″ GUARD OUT OF THE VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE JASON: OH, YEAH, HE IS HELPED, TOO, BECAUSE HE CAN FILL IT IN ERIC: FIFTH GAME WITH TULSA AS WE TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT REGGIE JASON: LED THE NATION IN SCORING AT BMI — AT VMI 2 CONSECUTIVE YEARS AS A JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH-OCTANE OFFENSE THEY LIKE TO SHOOT A LOT OF THREES LEADING THE NATION IN SCORING NUMEROUS TIMES IN RECENT YEARS, AVERAGING OVER 90 POINTS PER GAME IN THE COLLEGE GAME WILLIAMS KNOWS HOW TO FIND HIS WAY TO THE BASKET JASO ERIC: BEN UZOH SWATTING PATENCY THE –PEYTON SIVA’S OFFERING 8:22 REMAINING FOR DWANE, AS WE MENTIONED, PLAYED IN ONE GAME HERE AT THE SHOWCASE, PICKING UP A WIN IN A COMEBACK AGAINST SANTA CRUZ, AS XAVIER ALEXANDER HITS THE THREE-POINTER NOW WE HAVE A WHISTLE ON THE FLOOR JASON: THEY HAVE GOT A LITTLE DEBRIS ON THE FLOOR THEY WILL ATTEND TO THAT, AND THE TEAMS GOING TO THE BENCH MITCHELL MAY HAVE A LITTLE CUT, SO THEY WILL TEND TO THAT YOU MENTIONED THE WIN FOR FORT WAYNE TECHNICALLY THEY HAVE 2 THIS WEEK EARLIER THEY PLAYED THE TEXAS LEGENDS, AFFILIATE OF THE DALLAS MAVERICKS0 9 SECONDS LEFT, CONNER HENRY AND FORT WAYNE ASKED IF THEY HAD ONE LEFT THEY TOOK IT PROBLEM IS, THEY DIDN’T HAVE ONE LEFT TEXAS MAKES IT WITH .9 SECONDS LEFT TO WIN THE GAME FORT WAYNE PROTESTED AND THEY DECIDED THEY WOULD REPLAY THE END OF THE GAME YESTERDAY THEY PUT .9 ON THE CLOCK, TIE GAME, PLAYED FROM THERE NO POINTS SCORED AT THE END OF REGULATION WENT TO OVERTIME, AND THE MAD ANTS GET THE VICTORY AND THEY ARE 9-7 ON THE YEAR ERIC: TALKING TO COACH CONNER HENRY BEFORE THE GAME, HE SAID “I’M JUST GLAD IT’S OVER.” SUCH A PROCESS GOING THROUGH THE APPEAL, OBVIOUSLY A LOT OF COVERAGE IN TERMS OF PEOPLE WRITING ABOUT IT AND TALKING ABOUT IT AND WHETHER IT WAS THE RIGHT THING TO DO AFTER ALL IS SAID AND DONE, THE DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE GOT THE CALL RIGHT, DID WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS BEST, AND FORT WAYNE COMES OUT AHEAD, I NO MUCH TO THE DISMAY OF THE TEXAS LEGENDS HERE IS HOWARD LONG 2, BACK ON HIS HEELS FROM THE THREE-POINT LINE PEYTON SIVA GOT CLOCKED IN THE FACE THERE JASON: TO AT INSULT TO MAYBE A LITTLE INJURY, SIVA GETS CALLED FOR THE FOUL HE’S SAYING ELBOW

ERIC: TRY TO — TRIED TO TAKE A CHARGE ON THE ELBOW PEYTON SIVA TOOK ONE IN THE EYE AND ALSO A PERSONAL FOUL BLOCK CALLED ON FORT WAYNE TULSA ON TOP THREE TO 7:39 REMAINING IN THE FIRST SLOW FIRST QUARTER FOR THESE TEAMS JASON: NO QUESTION BEN UZOH IS ABLE TO SCORE HE DID THAT DURING HIS COLLEGE CAREER, TULSA, AND IN THE D-LEAGUE THIS YEAR, AVERAGING 13 POINTS PER GAME CLOSE TO 5 REBOUNDS, 5 ASSISTS THE QUESTION HAS BEEN SHOOTING FROM DISTANCE, HUMMING AND AT 15% FROM LONG RANGE — COMING IN AT 15% FROM LONG RANGE ERIC: WE HAVE A DOUBLE LANE VIOLATION NO FREE-THROW JUMP BALL WILL TAKE PLACE IN MIDCOURT IT WILL BE MITCHELL GOING FOR FORT WAYNE MAURICE SUTTON, CENTER OUT OF VILLANOVA, FOR TULSA SUTTON WINS IT, TULSA GETS IT BACK, AND UZOH AT THE POINT GUARD BY SIVA FLOATER AT THE LANE REGGIE WILLIAMS, GOOD START FOR HIM MITCHELL LONG CORNER J, NO GOOD TRACK DOWN HIS OWN OFFENSIVE BOARD KICK OUT MCKINNEY JONES — YES 2 LAST NAMES, 3 POINTS FOR TREY MCKINNEY JONES SIX GUARD OUT OF MIAMI MCKINNEY JONES HAS BEEN GREAT SO FAR THIS SEASON — 17 POINTS, 5 REBOUNDS CAN SHOOT THE THREE SIXTH ALL-TIME AT MIAMI IN THE THREE-POINT PERCENTAGE, SHOOTING JUST OVER 30.5% — 38.5% MITCHELL, ANOTHER LONG 2 REBOUND 13-13 AFTER THAT THREE-POINTER FROM MCKINNEY JONES COMING UP A FOUL ON THE PUTBACK — COULDN’T GET THE FOUL ON THE PUTBACK NICE KICK OFF THE ASSIST BY MITCHELL MCKINNEY JONES, PLENTY OF TIME TO SPOT UP FOR THAT THREE-POINTER TO TIE THINGS UP A 13-13 H TEAM ALREADY WITH 4 FOULS IN THE FIRST QUARTER NOT EVEN HALFWAY THROUGH SLOW-PACED TO THIS FIRST QUARTER BETWEEN THE MAD ANTS AND THE 66ERS JASON: UZOH, BENEFICIARY OF THAT WORKING HIS WAY TO THE LINE ERIC: SAUDI AL ROJAS CHECKING IN FOR FORT WAYNE — SADIEL ROJAS CHECKING IN FOR FORT WAYNE HE CONTINUES TO IMPROVE YEAR-OVER-YEAR 15-15, TULSA MITCHELL WAITING FOR SOME MOTION MCKINNEY JONES, PICK AND ROLL — GOOD DEFENSE DOWN BELOW BY RON ANDERSON, PUTTING THE SIX FOOT EIGHT FRAME IN THE WAY OF THAT PASS MCKINNEY JONES SKIPPING TO THE RIGHT WING MITCHELL, SHORT RON ANDERSON CONTINUING TO WREAK HAVOC ON THE DEFENSIVE END FOR TULSA AND ANOTHER FOUL AND WE WILL TAKE A TIMEOUT AND TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT 5:39 IN THE FIRST TULSA UP 2 ERIC: WANT TO FIND OUT WHO THE

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SECTION OF NBADLEAGUE.COM COULD BE THAT GUY RIGHT THERE, PEYTON SIVA ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP WITH YOU 2014 NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE, PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY 14 FOULS ALREADY BETWEEN THESE 2 TEAMS IN THE FIRST QUARTER AS THE TRAVELING VIOLATION GOES AGAINST FORT WAYNE JASON: FIFTH TURNOVER FOR THE MAD ANTS 3 FOR TULSA IF THIS GAME IS RUGGED YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND THAT TO SOME EXTENT FOR TULSA FORT WAYNE HAVING A WINNING FORMULA SEE IF THEY CAN CLEAN THINGS UP, TOO ERIC: WILKERSON HEAD FAKE DOUBLE-TEAM, AND FOUL FOUL AGAINST THE MAD ANTS CALLED ON NUMBER 17, SADIEL RO JAS THE WAY THIS IS GOING IN TERMS OF FILES WE MIGHT HAVE TO LOOK TOWARDS THE END OF THE BENCH TO SEE IF THE GUYS WITH FOUL TROUBLE HERE EARLY — 5, 6 PLAYERS WITH FOULS IN THE QUARTER JASON: THE DEPTH COULD BE KEY INTERESTING, TULSA — THE ASSIGNED PLAYERS FROM OKLAHOMA CITY KNOCKED OUT IN THE SEMIFINAL ROUND ROJAS WITH A NICE MOVE ERIC: SADIEL ROJAS, BUCKET AND A FOUL WE NEED A FOUL COUNTER ON THAT SCREEN JASON: IT’S INTERESTING, WITH TULSA, A LOT OF THE GUYS WHO WERE RELEGATED TO SECONDARY ROLES LAST YEAR BECAUSE OF THOSE GUYS, LIKE AN PERRY JONES AND DEANDRE LIGGINS, THEY HAVE JUMPED OUT AND GOTTEN MUCH MORE MINUTES AND ARE ABLE TO SHOWCASE THEMSELVES, LIKE WILKERSON, LITTLE, BARTHOLOMEW ERIC: YOU MENTIONED THAT TRIO OF WILKERSON, LITTLE, AND BARTHOLOMEW, CLEARLY THE SPOTS OF THOSE GUYS WHO ARE EITHER IN THE NBA OR WITH OTHER D-LEAGUE TEAMS OR ABROAD, THOSE SPOTS OPEN UP AND THOSE 3 GUYS HAVE FILLED IT VERY NICELY FOR HEAD COACH DOC AROUND MITCH — FOR HEAD COACH DARKO RAJAKOVIC JASON: ONE OF THE CITIES LIKE THE HOUSTON ROCKETS THAT HAVE REALLY EMBRACED THAT MENTALITY AND MORE NBA TEAMS ARE STARTING TO DO THAT, TOO ERIC: TULSA, A SLIM ONE-POINT ADVANTAGE AT THIS — AS THE SKIN CONTINUES IT IS — AS THIS GAME CONTINUES AT A SNAILS PACE TULSA GOT USED TO WAITING AROUND THIS WEEK

THEY HAD BEEN SITTING IN BOSTON MOST OF THE WEEK AFTER TRYING TO EXIT THE EAST COAST AFTER A GAME WITH MAINE THE RED CLAWS WERE ABLE TO GET OUT THEY COULD OPPOSE AFTER MAKING THEIR FIRST GAME — THEY CUT IT CLOSE AFTER MAKING THEIR FIRST GAME TULSA NOT SO LUCKY, MISSING THERE GAME WITH LOS ANGELES LAST NIGHT GETTING THIS RIGHT I BELIEVE BY WAY OF DALLAS JASON: ABLE TO MAKE IT HALF ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO TEXAS LAST NIGHT AND FINISH THE TRIP TO RENO ERIC: ALL YOU NEED IS JOHN CANDY AND STEVE MARTIN AND YOU GOT YOURSELF A SEQUEL FORT WAYNE, ONE-POINT LEAD WILKERSON, NOWHERE TO GO ON THE DRIBBLE DRIVE AND THE TRAVELING VIOLATION THIS TIME CALLED ON TULSA FIFTH TURNOVER ON TULSA, THESE 2 TEAMS COMBINING FOR 10 TURNOVERS IN THE FIRST QUARTER THIS IS NUMBER 14, KYLE RANDALL, JUST ACTIVATED FOR TODAY’S GAME GETS TO FRISBEE — FRISBY DOWN LOW TOPPED THE FREE-THROW CIRCLE FOR THE BIG GUY SIX FOOT A OUT OF MIAMI — 6’8″ OUT OF MIAMI FRISBY, HIS FIRST BUCKET FINISHES WITH A FINGER ROLL PULLS TULSA WITHIN 1 GOOD STEAL BY MARIO LITTLE UP AHEAD TO ALEXANDER FOR THE TWO-HANDED FINISH BACK-TO-BACK BUCKETS FOR THE GUARD OUT OF SOUTHERN NAZARENE JASON: AVERAGING 8 PREGAME WON AT SPRINGFIELD LAST FRIDAY STARTING TO PICK UP THE POINT PRODUCTION ERIC: RANDALL TO FRISBY, WAY OFF THE MARK ANDERSON MIGHT’VE GOTTEN NYHAN THERE — MIGHT’VE GOTTEN NYHAN TO THEIR — MIGHT’VE GOTTEN A HAND THERE THREE-POINTER NO GOOD BY WILKERSON 2 ON THE GAME CLOCK FOR LAZARD RUNNER NO GOOD THAT WILL END OF THE FIRST QUARTER A LOT OF FOULS, A LOT OF TURNOVERS, AND A TIGHT BALLGAME TULSA UP BY 1 OVER FORT WAYNE SECOND QUARTER OF NEXT ERIC: IT’S THE 2014 NBA D-LEAGUE

SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY THIRD YEAR IN A ROW WE ARE HERE, HAVING A GOOD TIME UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP WITH YOU ON NBA TV THE FOURTH DAY OF 5 ONE MORE GAME TONIGHT AND THEN 3 TOMORROW, WILL WRAP IT UP TULSA BASKETBALL, STARTING THE SECOND QUARTER UP BY 1 RON ANDERSON DOUBLE-TEAM THROWING IT OFF THE HEAD OF REGGIE WILLIAMS WHILE WILLIAMS WAS OUT OF BOUNDS THE MAD ANTS GET THE BASKETBALL JASON: IF YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING EARLIER IN THIS GAME, WE WERE TALKING ABOUT TONY MITCHELL, THE PLAYER OUT OF NORTH TEXAS ON ASSIGNMENT FROM THE DETROIT PISTONS TONY MITCHELL IS ON THE FLOOR NOW, BUT IT IS A DIFFERENT TONY MITCHELL, SAME UNIFORM IT IS THE TONY MITCHELL THAT PLAYED FOR FOR DWANE LAST YEAR AND IS –PLAYED FOR FORT WAYNE LAST YEAR AND HIS COMEBACK FROM A STINT IN CHINA, THE SAME TONY MITCHELL WHO PLAYED IN ALABAMA AND WAS CRITICAL IN THE GREAT SUCCESS OF THE MAD ANTS DOWN THE STRETCH TO MAKE THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR HISTORY ERIC: EVERYBODY GETS A 20 MITCHELL TODAY — EVERYBODY GETS A TONY MITCHELL TODAY NEW TONY MITCHELL ON THE FLOOR WE WILL SORT IT OUT FOR YOU JUST HOPE CONNER HENRY DOESN’T PUT HIM ON THE FLOOR AT THE SAME TIME ONE-HAND SLAM BY THE BIG MAN FROM FORT WAYNE WILL FRISBY WILLIAM STRIVES HE IS FOULED — WILLIAMS DRIVES HE IS FOULED JASON: YOU HAD A CHRIS ROBERTS AND CHRIS DOUGLAS-ROBERTS ERIC: WE HAVE A LOT OF JOHNSONS A LOT OF WRIGHTS SEEM TO BE AROUND JASON: TONY MITCHELL AND TONY MITCHELL ERIC: NOT THE SINGER FORT WAYNE ANDERSON, AND FRISBY CALLED WILL FRISBY ETTINGER PERSONAL FOUL — WILL FRISBY GETTING THE PERSONAL FOUL RON ANDERSON WILL GO TO THE LINE ANDERSON, RETURNING PLAYER FROM LAST YEAR PLUS TEAM — LAST YEAR’S TEAM, 2 YEARS BEFORE TRANSFERRING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA HE IS AVERAGING 6 POINTS, 8 REBOUNDS CAREER AVERAGES STILL ON POINT RON 10 TIE IT WITH THE FREE-THROW — RON CAN TIE IT WITH THE FREE-THROW KYLE RANDALL NOW ANOTHER GUY WE DIDN’T KNOW HE WAS GOING TO PLAY IN THIS ONE OR NOT ACTIVE IN INJURY TONY MITCHELL, A THREE TULSA COMING OFF OF THE MISS IN THE SECOND QUARTER GOOD DEFENSE BY BOTH OF THESE TEAMS LITTLE CHIPPY COME WITH 19 FOULS CALLED DECIDES TO DRIVE WITH THE 1 ON THE SHOT CLOCK AND THE RAINBOW IS GOOD JASON: ABILITY IN A GAME LIKE THIS FOR BEN UZOH TO SHINE, WITH HIS ABILITY TO GET AND CREATE FOR HIMSELF ERIC: THERE IS TONY MITCHELL THE NEW TONY MITCHELL JASON: OR THE OLD TONY MITCHELL, IF YOU ARE A FORT WAYNE SANFORD LAST YEAR SET THE SINGLE-GAME SCORING RECORD FOR THE MAD ANTS 16-32 FROM THE FLOOR IN THE GAME ERIC: MCKINNEY JONES BACK IN, THOSE BRIGHT RED SHOES WILLIAMS CHARGING SHOVES IT AHEAD TO BARTHOLOMEW

TAKE FREE FROM THE BIG MAN MAYBE A 1-I LOOK FROM TONY MITCHELL 30-29, FORT WAYNE UP BY A DIGIT HERE IS TONY MITCHELL ON THE FAR SIDE ERRANT PASS NICELY REELED IN BY RANDALL LAZAR OFF OF THE BENCH, HAS 6 FT. WAYNE UP BY 3 FINGER ROLL WITH THE LEFT-HAND, AND THE AGILITY AND ATHLETICISM OF REGGIE WILLIAMS ON DISPLAY IN THAT PLAY MEETS 2 DEFENDERS AND FINISHES WITH THE LEFT LAZARE — WHERE DID YOU COME FROM, DARNELL LAZARE? JASON: FORMER D-LEAGUE ALL-STAR IN 2012, LATE IN SYDNEY AUSTRALIA LAST YEAR — PLAYED IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA LAST YEAR ERIC: REGGIE WILLIAMS SITTING OUT WITH HIS FIRST THREE OF THE NIGHT AND NOW THE OTHER TONY MITCHELL BACK ON WE HAVE WORST-CASE SCENARIO, 2 TONY MITCHELLS ON THE FLOOR TONY MITCHELL INBOUNDING, THE OTHER TONY MITCHELL WITH A SCRAPE ON THE ELBOW MITCHELL IN TO RANDALL JASON: THIS IS A STATISTICIAN AND BROADCASTERS NIGHTMARE ERIC: ALSO IN THE GAME IS OFFERED A BOY OFF — ALFRED A BOBOYA REJECTED BY THE TALLER TONY MITCHELL THE ONE ON ASSIGNMENT FROM THE PISTONS, AND THE SHORTER TONY MITCHELL RUNS THE FLOOR AND GETS THE BUCKET MITCHELL WITH THE REBOUND, MITCHELL WITH THE FINISH — 2 DIFFERENT GUYS KEEP YOU ON YOUR TOES, JASON JASON: LOOK AT THE BOX SCORE, YOU SEE INTRIGUING THINGS — REBOUNDS, ASSISTS, AND BUCKET ALL THE SAME GUY ON THE PLAY ERIC: UZOH WITH THE BLOCK BY TONY MITCHELL AND THE FINISH BY NON-ASSIGNMENT TONY MITCHELL JUST REGULAR OLD TONY MITCHELL JASON: THAT WHAT WE ARE GOING TO GO WITH, ASSIGNMENT AND — [LAUGHTER] ERIC: I WILL FIGURE OUT THE BEST WAY TO TALK ABOUT HIM JASON: NORTH TEXAS TONY AND YOU’VE GOT THE OLD CRIMSON TIDE TONY ERIC: OK, ALL RIGHT, NORTH TEXAS TONY AND CRIMSON TIDE TONUY CRIMSON TIDE TONY TAKEN OFF OF FOR FOR OUR SAID — TAKEN OFF THE FLOOR FOR HOURS A THREE-SECOND VIOLATION ON THE DEFENSE, TECHNICAL FOUL AGAINST FORT WAYNE WE HAVE SEEN EVERY TYPE OF WHISTLE KNOWN TO MAN HERE IN THE FIRST HALF OF THIS ONE 20 FILES — 20 FOULS, 13 TURNOVERS, OFFENSIVE THREE SECONDS — DEFENSIVE THREE SECONDS WE HAVE HAD A MALFUNCTION WITH THE SHOT CLOCK WE HAVE HAD IT ALL AND OF COURSE, FOR OUR SAKE, JASON, THEY WOULDN’T SCHEDULE THIS GAME ON THE FIRST DAY WHEN WE ARE FRESH AND CAN PICK APART THE 2 TONY MITCHELLS THEY MAKE IT A SECOND LAST GAME ON THE SECOND THE LAST DAY WHEN EVERYBODY IS A BLEARY-EYED AND YOUR DRIVERS OF CRAZY TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHICH TONY MITCHELL IS WHICH — YOU DRIVE YOURSELF CRAZY TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHICH TONY MITCHELL IS WHICH THERE IS MORE RESET AND — THERE IS MUARICE SUTTON JR JASON: ACTIVE WORK FROM SUTTON, FIRST POINTS OF THE GAME ALONG WITH 3 BOARDS ERIC: MCKINNEY JONES STEPS INSIDE THE ARK AND DROPS IT LIKE IT’S HOT TREY MCKINNEY JONES AVERAGING 17 ON THE YEAR, HAS 8 ALREADY ON THE FIRST HALF WILLIAMS SLIPS CAP SAID THE JUMPER — CAN’T HIT THE JUMPER SAME SPOT AS LAST TIME,

DIFFERENT RESULT SEVEN FOOTER HITS THE DECK WILLIAMS OFF TO A LITTLE THE LAY IN TIES IT AGAIN 38-38 AT THE MIDWAY POINT OF THE SECOND QUARTER SIVA FORT WAYNE RUNNING THE SHOT CLOCK TIME-OUT ON THE FLOOR TONY MITCHELL — WHICH ONE? NORTH TEXAS ERIC: THE APTLY NAMED TREY

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LEADING SCORER 4-6 FROM THE FLOOR FOR THE 6’6″ GUARD OUT OF MIAMI HE HAS LET THE MAD ANTS TO A SEVEN-POINT LEAD, WITH TWO: 49 REMAINING IN THE SECOND QUARTER JASON: HE HAS MIDWEST TIES, TOO STARTED HIS CAREER WITH KANSAS CITY, FINISHING UP WITH THE HURRICANES ERIC: 10 ON THE SHOT CLOCK FOR FORT WAYNE HI POST SCREEN CAN’T HIT IT BOTH OF THESE TEAMS KNOCKING THE SHOT CLOCK — MILKING THE SHOT CLOCK TONY MITCHELL COMES DOWN HARD, AND HE IS IN SOME PAIN I DON’T KNOW IF HE ROLLED HIS ANKLE, BUT HE CAME OUT PRETTY AWKWARDLY LUCKILY, RIGHT BACK UP, AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT COULD HAVE BEEN A MORE MYSTERIOUS A LITTLE BIT OF A LIMP PEYTON SIVA ALSO IN A BIT OF PAIN BOTH OF THE ASSIGNEES FROM THE DETROIT PISTON IS INJURED ON THAT PLAY TONY MITCHELL POUNDING THE FLOOR, CLEARLY IN PAIN SIVA ALSO GRABBING HIS LEFT KNEE MITCHELL HOBBLES TO THE FREE-THROW LINE AT THE MOMENT THEY BOTH STAY IN THE GAME BUT A SUBSTITUTION WAITING FOR FORT WAYNE JASON: DETROIT PISTONS OFFICE STAFF LOOKING ON WITH BOTH OF THEIR ASSIGNEES, TRYING TO GATHER THEMSELVES FOR THE MOMENT YOU MENTIONED THOSE GUYS DOWN HERE WITH THE ROSTER WITH THE PISTONS, AND FOR SIVA, YOU’VE GOT THE LIKES OF BRANDON JENNINGS, WILL BYNUM, CHAUNCEY BILLUPS SERVING SOME QUALITY MINUTES IN THE RESERVE ROLE GOOD CHANCE FOR SIVA TO COME DOWN HERE AND WORK HIS GAME AND BE USED WHEN NEEDED ERIC: 2:00 REMAINING IN THE SECOND ORDER WHAT WENT UP BY NINE BIGGEST LEAD OF –FORT WAYNE UP BY NINE BIGGEST LEAD OF THE NIGHT SIVA, LONG RAINBOW 2 POPS IN AND OUT HERE IS UZOH CHARGING HALTED BY SIVA ALEKSANDAR USING HIS ASIDE AND FINISHES OFF THE GLASS

CRASHING OVER TONY MITCHELL TONY MITCHELL IS HAVING A TOUGH 2 MINUTES HERE, FINDING HIMSELF ON THE FLOOR AFTER THE LAST 2 POSSESSIONS OFFENSIVE FOUL CALLED ON FORT WAYNE JASON: SADIEL ROJAS PLEADING HIS CASE GREAT ENERGY GUY FOR CONNER HENRY AND THE MAD ANTS OUT OF THE NEIA RANKS, YOU THINK OF IS LIKE — THINK OF GUYS LIKE SCOTTIE PIPPEN, DENNIS RODMAN ERIC: UNDER 1:00 TO PLAY IN THE FIRST HALF STEP BACK THREE-POINTER FROM XAVIER ALEXANDER DARNELL LAZARE COMING OFF THE BENCH WILLIAMS LOST IT ON THE POWER TRIPLE 3-1 FOR FORT WAYNE SIVA TO HOWARD FOR THE FINISH JASON: HAD MULTIPLE TRAILERS AND FOUND HOWARD IT — HOWARD AT FULL STEAM ERIC: BEN UZOH DRIBBLING BETWEEN THE CIRCLES FOR TULSA 51-42, FORT WAYNE ON TOP UZOH FINDS THE RED CARPET TO THE BASKET EASY LAY IN FOR HIM FORT WAYNE ROLLS IT IN THE GAME CLOCK STARTED BEFORE PEYTON SIVA TOUCHED IT SO THEY WILL RESET IT 6.2 WAS WHERE IT WAS I’M SURE PEYTON SIVA IS NOT HAPPY, BECAUSE THERE IS NO WAY TULSA IS GOING TO LET HIM DO THAT AGAIN AS YOU SEE, TULSA PRESSURING THE INBOUND HERE IS RON HOWARD THREE SECONDS LOST IT LAST-SECOND SHOT BY ROJAS IS GOOD 54-44 FORT WAYNE UP BY 10, A LAST-SECOND THREE-POINTER BY SADIEL ROJAS ERIC: IT’S THE 2014 NBA D-LEAGUE

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TONY MITCHELL ON ASSIGNMENT FROM THE DETROIT PISTONS, NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH CRIMSON TIDE TONY MITCHELL WE START THE THIRD QUARTER, ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP WITH YOU, TULSA WITH THE BASKETBALL A LITTLE ZONE FORECOURT — FULL-COURT D BY FORT WAYNE JASON: WE BEGIN THE FLOOR — WE BEGIN THE THIRD QUARTER TONY MITCHELL-LESS FOR THE MOMENT RON HOWARD HAS BEEN THE SECONDARY SCORER FOR THE FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS ERIC: TULSA REALLY ONLY SCORING FOR 3 DIFFERENT PLAYERS –UZOH, ALEXANDER, AND REGGIE WILLIAMS THERE ARE 4 PLAYERS WITH 2 POINTS, ONE PLAYER WITH 3 JASON: MARIO LITTLE AVERAGING 18.5, 19 POINTS PER GAME COULD JUST ONE FIELD GOAL SO FAR IN THIS AFFAIR, FOR 2 POINTS ERIC: I THINK MARIO LITTLE’S YEARS REGRETTING AS JASON — YEARS WERE BURNING AS JASON SAID NOT TOO MANY POINTS IN THAT FIRST HALF SIVA, HOWARD, PORTER, LAZAR AND TREY MCKINNEY JONES ON THE FLOOR FOR FORT WAYNE LAZARE MISSED THAT JUMPER FOR TULSA, IT IS ANDERSON, ALEXANDER, WILLIAMS, UZOH, AND LITTLE YOU SEE MARIO LITTLE’S WIDE-OPEN THREE THERE JASON: WE HAVE TALKED ABOUT PLAYERS ON ASSIGNMENT IN THIS GAME, THE LIKES OF TONY MITCHELL AND PEYTON SIVA FROM THE DETROIT PISTONS YOU ALSO OF PLAYERS WHO WERE DRAFTED IN THE NBA D-LEAGUE DRAFT AND THAT YOU HAVE A GUY LIKE MARIO LITTLE AND A GUY LIKE RON HOWARD, WHO CAME TO OPEN TRYOUTS FOR THE D-LEAGUE AND ABLE TO

MAKE THE CUT AND THRIVING AT THIS LEVEL LITTLE PLAYED AT KANSAS BOTH OF THOSE GUYS REALLY ESTABLISHING THEMSELVES AT THIS LEVEL, HOPING TO MAKE THE NEXT UP TO THE NBA ERIC: MANY DIFFERENT WAYS YOU CAN FIND YOUR ROAD LEAD YOU TO THE NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE ERA EVERYBODY HAS THEIR STORY THIS IS A LEAGUE ABOUT PERSEVERANCE AND WILLPOWER, THESE GUYS TRYING TO REALIZE THEIR DREAM RON ANDERSON HE IS FOULED A LOT OF FOULS IN THIS ONE 32 OF ANY COMBINED BETWEEN THE 2 TEAMS — 32 ALREADY COMBINED BETWEEN THE 2 TEAMS TURNOVERS — 11 FOR TULSA, 8 FOUR FORT WAYNE FROM THE THREE-POINT LINE, FORT WAYNE 75%, THREE/FOUR ALSO MADE JUST AS MANY BUT ATTEMPTED NINE — TULSA MADE JUST AS MANY BUT ATTEMPTED 9 VERY EVENLY MATCHED FIRST HALF OF ACTION BETWEEN THESE 2 TEAMS FORT WAYNE KNOCKING IN A COUPLE MORE FREE THROWS 18-13 IN THAT DEPARTMENT JASON: YOU SEE RON ANDERSON WORKING AT THE FREE-THROW LINE SHE STARTED SHOOTING FREE THROWS ONE-HANDED TO GET THAT FORM DOWN AND THEN ADDED 2 HANDS RAJAKOVIC, SECOND YEAR AS HEAD COACH FOR TULSA COACH OVERSEAS FIRST D-LEAGUE COACH TO BE BORN OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA FROM HIS NATIVE SERBIA, COMING TO THE UNITED STATES ERIC: EDUARDO NAJERA, COACH OF TEXAS, THE FIRST MEXICAN HEAD COACH IN THE NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE STRIPPED, STOLEN, FOUR ON ONE BREAK GENTLY LAYS IT IN BACK TO A 10-POINT FORT WAYNE LEAD OFFENSIVE CHARGE AS CHRIS PORTER SOLD IT REGGIE WILLIAMS OVER THE SHOULDER WHISTLE FOR THE OFFENSIVE FOUL JASON: A LITTLE FRUSTRATION THERE FOR WILLIAMS ERIC: TURNOVER MARGIN THERE THOMAS 13-8 — TURNOVER MARGIN THERE, 13-8 NICE FEET, PORTER TO MCKINNEY JONES ON THE CUT HE HAS 13 THE ASSIST TO CHRIS PORTER TULSA TAKES A TIMEOUT LET’S LOOK AT THE REPLAY JASON: WE MENTIONED THE DEFENSE HAS BEEN MUCH BETTER AS FAR AS SCORING AVERAGE, 20 POINTS LESS PER GAME FROM NOVEMBER INTO DECEMBER DARKO RAJAKOVIC WAS NOT HAPPY AT ALL ABOUT THAT LACKADAISICAL EFFORT ON THAT PLAY, CALLED A TIMEOUT, KIND OF CAME OUT AND MADE HIS POINT TO THE TULSA PLAYERS THERE DEFENDING, TRYING TO GET THEM SITUATED HERE AS THEY WORK THEIR WAY BACK FROM THIS DOESN’T-POINT DEFICIT — FROM THIS DOZEN-POINT DEFICIT PICK THE COACHES, JUST LIKE THE PLAYERS, OFFICIALS ALL GETTING EXPERIENCE, LOOKING TO THE NEXT LEVEL, AND THE EUROPEAN INFLUENCE ON THE GAME IN THE NBA, TAKE THAT TO THE COACHING LEVEL AS WELL DIFFERENT IDEAS, BRINGING THEM INTO THE LABORATORY, IF YOU WILL, OF THE D-LEAGUE LEVEL, FINDING OUT WHAT WORKS YOU SEE GREAT PLAYERS MAKING THEIR IMPRINT ON THE GAME AT THE NBA LEVEL AND RAJAKOVIC HOPING TO DO THAT, TOO ERIC: CONNER HENRY COACH FOR A WHILE IN AUSTRALIA BOTH OF THESE COACHES HAVE EXPERIENCE COACHING ABROAD JASON: RAJAKOVIC, INTRIGUINGLY, HAS BEEN A COACH SINCE HE WAS A TEENAGER STUDY GETTING INVOLVED AND REALLY WORKING HIS WAY UP THE LADDER OVERSEAS AND CAME HERE TO THE NBA TO GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO MOVE UP THE LADDER ERIC: FORT WAYNE BY 12 LONG THREE ATTEMPT BY MARIO LITTLE, NO GOOD SIVA HOLDS BACK AS HE REALIZES FORT WAYNE DID NOT HAVE NUMBERS ON THAT ONE NOW DRIVING DISH TO PORTER JASON: THE POINTS HAVEN’T BEEN

THERE FOR PEYTON SIVA BUT THE PLAYMAKING ABILITY HAS BEEN 7 ASSISTS NOW ERIC: PLAYING GOOD DEFENSE HERE ON UZOH ALEXANDER CAN’T HIT THE UP AND UNDER HOWARD, 2 LONG STEPS, AND HE TRAVELS REFEREE ON THAT SIDE BLOWING THE WHISTLE 7:42 TO GO IN THE THIRD ONE MORE GAME TONIGHT IN OF THE — IN DAY 4 OF THE D-LEAGUE, RENO IN SPRINGFIELD REGGIE WILLIAMS FROM THE RIGHT WING TULSA WITHIN 9 SIVA, THREE OF HIS OWN SAVED BY TREY MCKINNEY JONES THERE, RIGHT INTO THE HANDS OF LITTLE REJECTED BY LAZARE LITTLE GOT IT BACK JASON: 23 POINTS AT SPRINGFIELD FRIDAY FOR NUMBER 23, TRYING TO GET TO DOUBLE FIGURES IN THIS GAME HE IS THREE POINTS AWAY ERIC: MARIO LITTLE HAD AN INTERESTING COLLISION COLOR, PLAYER OF THE YEAR IN — ALLEGIANT — COLLEGE CAREER PLAYER OF THE YEAR IN JUNIOR COLLEGE WHEN HE CAME IN AS THE JUNIOR COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE YEAR, KANSAS FANS WERE HOPING FOR MORE OUT OF HIM SINCE THEN, HE SPENT A YEAR IN UKRAINE, AND PLAYED FOR TULSA LAST YEAR, WHERE HE BROKE OUT IN THE PLAYOFFS WITH 14 POINTS IN A PLAYOFF GAME AGAINST RIO GRANDE VALLEY A LONG, WINDING ROAD FOR HIM AS HE CONTINUES TO IMPROVE HIS GAME JASON: AS WE MENTIONED, IT IS TOUGH GETTING PLAYING TIME WITH A NUMBER OF THOSE ASSIGNMENTS FROM OKLAHOMA CITY LAST YEAR ERIC: BUCKET AND THE FOUL RON ANDERSON TO THE LINE PEYTON SIVA GETTING HIS PAWS IN ON THAT ONE, CALLED FOR THE FOUL AGAIN, FOLLOWS AN ISSUE — FOULS AND ISSUE HERE FOUR OF THE FIVE HAVE AT LEAST TWO ON THE OTHER SIDE, TWO STARTERS FOR FT. WAYNE HAVE THREE FOULS, PORTER AND PEYTON SIVA ROJAS IS ALSO ON THE BENCH WITH THREE FOULS 36 COMBINED FOULS IN THIS ONE, AS ABOYA IS OFF THE MARK WILL FRISBEE EXCEPT THE FOUL WE WILL TAKE THE FIRST BREAK SITTING AT HOME, WATCHING THIS

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STATISTICS, SCHEDULES, AND LIVE GAME ACTION THE NBA D-LEAGUE CENTER COURT APP REGGIE WILLIAMS ON THE INBOUND JASON KNAPP IS BESIDE ME I AM ERIC ROTHMAN ON NBA TV WE HAVE GOTTEN USED TO THE SOUND OF WHISTLES IN THIS BALLGAME I AM NOT SURE WHAT THIS ONE WAS ON DIRECTORIES STILL DEBATING — THE REFEREES STILL DEBATING NOW, WE ARE GOING TO TAKE ANOTHER STOPPAGE TO SEE IF IT WAS A CLEAR PATH FOUL DIRECTORIES — THE REFEREES LOOKING AT A POSSIBLE CLEAR PATH VIOLATION JASON: THE TEAMS STANDING AROUND WAITING, THE 60 SIXERS SHOULD BE USED TO THIS THEY HAVE BEEN WAITING TRYING TO GET TO THE SHOWCASE FROM THE EAST COAST ERIC: THE CLEAR PATH OCCURS RIGHT THERE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF YOUR SCREEN IT IS ALMOST LIKE A PASS INTERFERENCE IN FORT ALL BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH TONY MITCHELL DID NOT HAVE THE BALL, THE PASS WAS GOING TO HIM, AND THE DEFENDER IMPEDED HIS ABILITY TO CATCH THE PASS, AND THE REFEREES ARE LOOKING AS TO WHETHER, TONY MITCHELL, HAD HE NOT BEEN IMPEDED, WHAT HAVE HAD A CLEAR PATH TO THE BASKET HAD HE CAUGHT THE BALL THE LEAD THING YOU WILL RUN INTO HIS RIGHT THERE YOU SAW A TULSA 66ER REACH UP AND GRAB THE PASS IT IS TOUGH TO ARGUE JASON: LIKE THE FOOTBALL RULE, UNCATCHABLE BALL ERIC: ABSOLUTELY JASON: WE WILL SEE WHAT THEY COME UP WITH EITHER WAY THERE WILL BE FREE THROWS ERIC: NO CLEAR PATH FOUL THE RIGHT CALL TONY MITCHELL, FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, WILL GO TO THE LINE TO SHOOT TWO AS HIS TEAM, THE FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS ARE IN THE PENALTY, AS OUR TULSA JASON: THERE WAS A GAME AGAINST GRAND VALLEY WHERE HE AND ANDREW GOUDELOCK SQUARED OFF AGAINST EACH OTHER MITCHELL, ART OF THE GROWTH FOR HIM, — HEART OF THE GROWTH FOR HIM IS JUST MATURING HE HAD ISSUES LEAVING SCHOOL EARLY THE COACH LAST YEAR WAS VERY COMPLIMENTARY ABOUT HIS GROWTH AND BEING A TEAM GUY AND LEARNING ON THE JOB, ESPECIALLY WITH THE VETERANS, RON HOWARD, CHRIS PORTER, SADIEL ROJAS TO GUIDE HIM THIS YEAR, TONY MITCHELL STARTING IN CHINA, COMING BACK TO MAYBE EARN SOME OPPORTUNITIES THAT THE NBA-LEVEL ERIC: HE LOOKS TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE HIS FIRST GAME BACK WITH THE FOREGOING

FOUL THIS TIME IT IS CALLED ON THE MAD ANTS ON THE OFFENSIVE SIDE OF THINGS DARNELL LAZARE CALLS FOR HIS FIRST PERSONAL RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW HAD IT, BUT THE RIM REJECTED IT MCKINNEY JONES UNDER 2:00 TO PLAY FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF ACTION HERE MITCHELL LOWERING THE SHOULDER INTO UZOH JUMP UP, ROLL BACK THE OTHER WAY, REGGIE WILLIAMS WASTES NO TIME HE HAS 18 POINTS, 8-12 SHOOTING 70-69, FT. WAYNE UP BY ONE THESE TEAMS HAVE PLAYED CLOSE BALLGAME AND HAS BEEN CLOSE TO A TIE BALLGAME THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE THIRD QUARTER OFFENSIVE FOUL ON TULSA XAVIER ALEXANDER PICKING UP HIS SECOND PERSONAL KEEPING TRACK AT HOME, THAT IS FOUL NUMBER 46 IN THIS BALLGAME 1:11 TO PLAY IN THE THIRD MCKINNEY JONES — I WILL TELL YOU, SINCE TULSA MISSED THEIR FIRST GAME, THEY ARE GETTING THEIR MONEY’S WORTH HERE, PROBABLY GOING DOWN IS THE LONGEST GAME SO FAR AT THE NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE AS DARNELL LAZARE HITS THE JUMPER THREE-POINT ADVANTAGE FOR THE MAD ANTS RUSSO THE FOLLOWING IS GOOD FOR RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW JASON: THAT WILL MAKE HIS MOTHER HAPPY WATCHING AT HOME RODNEY CHECKING IN, INCREASED MINUTES ERIC: 6 ON THE SHOT CLOCK RANDALL, THE FLOATER, TOO STRONG WILLIAMS CONTACT, BUCKET NO GOOD REGGIE WILLIAMS WILL GO TO THE LINE TO SHOOT TWO TREY MCKINNEY JONES PICKING UP HIS SECOND YOU WILL BE HARD-PRESSED TO FIND ANYONE IN THE GAME WITH LESS THAN TWO FOULS THE BIGGEST FOUL TROUBLE IN THIS GAME IS RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW WITH FOUR MARIO LITTLE WITH FIVE PEYTON SIVA WITH FOUR BARTHOLOMEW WITH HIS FOUR FOULS TAKES A SEAT RON ANDERSON BACK IN WILLIAMS AT THE LINE HE CAN TIE IT HERE, 16 SECONDS AWAY FROM THE FINAL FRAME FULL-COURT PRESS BY — BY TULSA KYLE RANDALL, GINGERLY WALKING OVER THE TIME LINE 10 TO PLAY IN THE THIRD SEVEN SECONDS RANDALL DRIVING WITH THE LEFT, HE IS FOULED, AND HE WILL SHOOT TWO WITH FOUR SECONDS LEFT IN THE THIRD QUARTER JASON: THEY MIGHT WANT TO ORDER EXTRA ICE THESE TEAMS HAVE BEEN THUMPING EACH OTHER ERIC: RON ANDERSON PICKING UP THE FOUL THAT IS HIS THIRD IT WILL BE KYLE RANDALL, JUST ACTIVATED FOR FT. WAYNE, SPENT THREE YEARS AND UNC GREENSBORO, BICYCLE PLAYER OF THE YEAR OUT OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA — THE HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE YEAR COMING OUT OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA HE TRANSFERRED TO CENTRAL MICHIGAN AND AVERAGED 19 POINTS THREE SECONDS TO PLAY IN THE THIRD TULSA, A LAST-SECOND HEAVE NO BASKET FOR DWANE WITH A THREE-POINT LEAD AS WE HEAD — FORT WAYNE WITH A THREE-POINT LEAD AS WE HAD TO THE FOURTH QUARTER ON THE NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY ON NBA TV ERIC: FOURTH QUARTER BETWEEN THE

TULSA 66ERS AND THE FOR PAIN — FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS A WHISTLE TO START THINGS OFF, AND YOU CAN SEE THE FRUSTRATION ON THE PLAYERS AS TONY MITCHELL ROLLING HIS EYES IS THAT ONE NEEDS TO BE INBOUNDED JASON: WITH THE PACE OF THE GAME, YOU WOULD THINK IT HAS BEEN UGLY IT IS REALLY NOT BOTH TEAMS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF 44%, 45% SHOOTING FROM THE FLOOR JUST THE LITANY OF FOULS HAS LED TO THE GRINDING FLOW ERIC: DARNELL LAZARE, 12 POINTS OFF OF THE BENCH FOR FORT WAYNE, GIVING THEM A FOUR POINT ADVANTAGE AS WE START THE FOURTH UZOH, GOOD BEHIND THE BACK DRIBBLE DOUBLE-TEAM DOWN LOW SWATTED OFF OF THE RIM BY SADIEL ROJAS NO GOLD AND — GOALTENDING IT IS SOMETHING YOU SEE GUYS HAVING TO ADJUST TO BECAUSE YOU COME FROM THE COLLEGE WORLD WHERE YOU CANNOT DO THAT, AND A LOT OF TIMES CENTERS OR FORWARDS WHO ARE ROOKIES WILL GET YELLED AT OR REPRIMANDED FOR DOING WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN TAUGHT NOT TO DO JASON: IT IS AN INSTINCT PLAY TO REACT, EXPLODE, AND TAKE IT OFF OF THE RIM THE BRAIN CAN SLOW THINGS DOWN ERIC: THERE ARE TIMES WHERE IT MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE IF YOU DO NOT REMEMBER YOU CAN DO THAT, YOU ALLOW THE BALL TO GET AN EXTRA BOUNCE, AND THOSE COULD BE BIG BASKETS, ESPECIALLY WHEN IF YOU ARE TRAINED PROPERLY AND CAN AVOID IT, YOU CAN TAKE IT OFF THE RIM JASON: OTHER TIMES IT COMES INTO PLAY IS ON FREE THROWS YOU WILL SEE THE GUYS ON THE SECOND FREE-THROW ATTEMPT BE ACTIVE AND LOOKING THE OPPORTUNITY FROM WILLIAMS ON THE THREE-POINT PLAY, NO PROBLEM ERIC: 76-75, MAD ANTS BY ONE JASON: I WOULD BE CURIOUS TO SEE WHAT THE FEEDBACK IS AND IF THAT WILL MAKES IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL ERIC: ACTUALLY, AT THE END OF THE GAME ABOUT THREE WEEKS AGO

IN THE NBA, IT WAS DECIDED BY A CALL LIKE THAT AND IT LED TO THE DEBATE BEING ARCED AGAIN, — SO ARCED AGAIN — SPARKED AGAIN, AND MANY BELIEVE THE INTERNATIONAL RULE WOULD BE MORE BENEFICIAL TO THE NBA IT WOULD DEFINITELY MAKE THINGS MORE EXCITING BECAUSE YOU HAVE SO MANY GUYS THAT PLAY ABOVE THE RIM, SOMETIMES IT WOULD BE A MAD SCRAMBLE TO KNOCK IT OFF OF THE RIM ANOTHER WHISTLE THERE AGAINST FOR WAYNE — FORT WAYNE DARNELL LAZARE PICKING UP HIS SECOND TULSA UP BY ONE THAT IS THE SEVENTH LEAD CHANGE BARTHOLOMEW UP, AND GETS THE ROLE A LOT OF CONTACT THERE, AND FINISHED STRONG THREE-POINT LEAD NOW FOR TULSA TURNOVER THE TULSA 66ERS MARCHING DOWN, LOST IT OUT OF BOUNDS AS WE MENTIONED PLENTY OF TIMES, ONLY ONE NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE GAME THIS SEASON AS YESTERDAY’S GAME AGAINST THE LOS ANGELES DEFENDERS POSTPONED TULSA MISSED THAT GAME BECAUSE THEY WERE STRUCK — STUCK TRAVELING FROM BOSTON TO RENO, THE POLAR VORTEX JASON: AND GUESS WHAT TOMORROW IS? TRAVEL DAY THEY HAVE GAMES AGAINST SIOUX FALLS COMING UP ON THE 10TH AND THE 11TH, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ERIC: RANDALL, JUMP STOP AND A FINISH TIMEOUT TAKEN DARKO IS NOT PLEASED TULSA HANGING ONTO A ONE-POINT PLAY AS WE TAKE ANOTHER LOOK GOOD JOB BY FORT WAYNE FROM KEEPING IT FROM GOING OUT OF BOUNDS THAT WAS RAMON HARRIS WE HAVE NOT SEEN HIM UNTIL NOW HE PLAYED FOR THREE COACHES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, RUNNING THE GAMUT DID RON HOWARD AT HIS TIME THERE EXCUSE ME, RAMON HARRIS ANOTHER ALASKA NATIVE, RAMON HARRIS WHERE IS TRAJAN LANGDON? HE IS AROUND HERE SOMEWHERE JASON: GREAT PLAYER AT DUKE, NOW A SCOUT WITH SAN ANTONIO HE HAS BEEN HERE THIS WEEK ERIC ROTHMAN ANOTHER — ERIC: ANOTHER ALASKA NATIVE ONLY 30-SECOND TIMEOUT THAT IS ANOTHER ASPECT THAT HAS CHANGED THIS YEAR THE ONLY TWO-MINUTE TIMEOUT IS A MANDATORY MEDIA TIMEOUT YOU DO NOT GET TO STAND — SIT DOWN IT LIVENS THE PACE THAT IS ANOTHER THING THE NBA’S LOOKING AT THEM PLUMMETING — AT IMPLEMENTING JASON: THE TIMEOUT SHRINKS THERE IS A SITUATION WHERE YOU SEE THE DEFENSIVE TEAM TAKE A SECOND TIMEOUT, AND YOU CANNOT DO THAT AT THE D-LEAGUE LEVEL ERIC: RAMON HARRIS, A THREE OFF OF THE BENCH REGGIE WILLIAMS, A THREE OF HIS OWN, FLATLINED HE MISSED IT SHORT PEYTON SIVA BACK IN WITH HIS FOUR FOULS SEE THE — PEYTON SIVA, GOOD CROSSOVER CONTACT, OFFENSIVE CHARGE, AND THE FIFTH FOUL ON PEYTON SIVA, WHO HAD BEEN ON THE BENCH FOR QUITE SOME TIME WITH THEIR FOURTH FOUL AS SOON AS HE COMES BACK IN, IT HE PICKS UP THE FIFTH FOUL THAT IS A TOUGH ONE THERE AS OUR TELL THEM YOU WAS SLIDING OVER — BARTHOLOMEW WAS SLIDING OVER

SO, UNDER 8:00 TO GO NEITHER TEAM HAS BEEN ABLE TO STRETCH ANYTHING OUT AT ONE POINT, FORT WAYNE WAS UP 14 SEVEN IS THE LARGEST ADVANTAGE FOR THE 60 SIXERS — THE TULSA 66ERS THAT IS THE 45TH FOUL THERE HAVE BEEN 59 MADE FIELD GOALS YOU SEE THE FOULS THERE, PRETTY EVENLY MATCHED WHAT TEAM CAN ARGUE THEY GOT THE RAW END OF THE DEAL? 26 FOR FORT WAYNE, 25 FOR TULSA PHYSICALITY HAS LED TO A LOT OF WHISTLES BARTHOLOMEW, ANOTHER TIP IN THE LONG ARMS OF THE 6’8″ RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW HAVE HAD A COUPLE OF TIPS AND TIES IT 81-81 JASON: HE UNDERSTANDS THE RULES UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL MISS ERIC: SADIEL ROJAS, ONE OF MY FAVORITE NAMES IN THE DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE IN A BIG THREE POINTER AS THE BUZZER — HE HAD A BIG THREE POINTER AT THE BUZZER SOUNDED FOR THE FIRST HALF TURNOVER JASON: ROXAS — SADIEL ROJAS COMING BACK FROM A BROKEN BACK A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO ABLE TO REHAB AND RETURN TO FORM FOR FORT WAYNE ERIC: SADIEL ROJAS IS AVERAGING EIGHT REBOUNDS A GAME, UP FROM THE 5.5 LAST SEASON ANOTHER WHISTLE STOP AND GO, STOP AND GO, THE PACE OF THIS ONE 6:09 REMAINING IN THE FOURTH JASON: THAT IS ON LITTLE, AND THAT IS NUMBER SIX, SO HE IS THE FIRST PLAYER TO FOUL OUT IN THIS GAME ERIC: OUR FIRST FOUL OUT COMES WITH 6:09 IN THE FOURTH ANOTHER PLAYER WITH FIVE FOULS IS PEYTON SIVA THE FOULS HAVE BEEN EQUALLY DISTRIBUTED TO ALMOST EVERYBODY AS SIVA GOES UP AND BARTHOLOMEW WILL PICK UP THE FOUL THAT IS HIS FIFTH WE SEE LITTLE BUMPING SADIEL ROJAS THERE, AND THAT IS WHAT SENT HIM TO THE BENCH HE IS DISQUALIFIED LINE FOR LITTLE, SEVEN POINTS, TWO ASSISTS, SIX FOULS ON 3-9 SHOOTING FIFTH FOUL ON RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW 53 FOULS NOW JASON: YOU SAW THE FRUSTRATION ON LITTLE’S FACE, A GUY THAT HAS BEEN A SCORING LEADER FOR TULSA THIS SEASON ERIC: PEYTON SIVA, ALSO ON THE COURT WITH FIVE FOULS, STAYS OUT THERE FORT WAYNE WITH IT — WITH A THREE-POINT LEAD, LOOKING TO MAKE IT FOUR, AND HE DOES JASON: STILL DOES NOT HAVE A FIELD GOAL ALL OF HIS POINTS FROM THE LINE ERIC: CORNER THREE ON THE WAY, NO GOOD THAT WAS WILKERSON ATTEMPTING THAT ONE WILKERSON WITH THE STEAL ON THE LAZY PASS FROM SADIEL ROJAS FOUL IF THAT IS ON PEYTON SIVA, HIS NIGHT IS DONE IT IS ON PEYTON SIVA THE ASSIGNEE HAS FOULED OUT TIMEOUT ON THE FLOOR THE FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS UP BY FOUR, BUT HAVE TO PLAY THE REMAINDER OF THE GAME WITHOUT PEYTON SIVA ERIC: TAKING A LOOK AT THE

REPLAY, THIS IS THE SIXTH FOUL ON PEYTON SIVA AS SADIEL ROJAS TURN THE BALL OVER, ISIAH WILKERSON GOT HIS OWN REBOUND, AND PEYTON SIVA FILES — FOULS WILKERSON ON HIS SECOND ATTEMPT PEYTON SIVA, ON ASSIGNMENT FROM THE DETROIT PISTONS, HIS NIGHT IS OVER FOUR POINTS ON FOUR FREE THROWS SIX FOULS EIGHT ASSISTS NOT A GREAT NIGHT FOR PEYTON SIVA HIS TEAM IS HANGING ONTO A TWO- POINT LEAD 5:42 GO IN THE FOURTH ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP, I THE NBA DELETE SHOWCASE — AT THE NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY LOOSE BALL FOUL GOES AGAINST THE MAD ANTS, NUMBER 21, DARNELL LAZAR PICKING UP HIS THIRD WE HAVE TALKED ABOUT HOW THE PACE OF THE GAME HAS BEEN START AND GO, AND YOU SEE THE FRUSTRATION FROM THE PLAYERS AND COACHES AS THE WHISTLES CONTINUE TO FLY JASON: FORT WAYNE, CAN THEY HANG ON DOWN THE STRETCH? THEY RALLIED FROM 22 DOWN TO WIN THEIR OPENING GAME AGAINST SANTA CRUZ THIS TIME, CAN THEY MAKE THE PLACE TO STAY IN FRONT? ERIC: WILLIAMS MISSES BARTHOLOMEW, OFFENSIVE BOARD CREDIT THE BUCKET TO RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW BARTHOLOMEW NOW WITH 12 POINTS, FOUR REBOUNDS, 6-8 SHOOTING EFFICIENT DAY FOR THE FORWARD FROM TULSA TIES IT UP 85-85 RAMON HARRIS ALREADY HAD A THREE FROM THAT POINT LAZAR BUCKET AND A FOUL IT WILL BE EITHER AGAINST ALEXANDER OR WILKERSON. IT IS XAVIER ALEXANDER CALLED FOR THE FOUL JASON: HOW ABOUT SOME OF THE COLLEGES REPRESENTED — INDIANA TECH, GUYS THAT WERE NOT BIG NAMES ERIC: LET’S NOT FORGET NJIT, NORTH TEXAS, NOT YOUR TYPICAL POWERHOUSES RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW, ANOTHER BUCKET, AND ANOTHER FOUL THIS TIME IT IS ON ISIAH WILKERSON, WHO WAS PRESSURING THE INBOUND OR WE ARE TIED 87-87 AS WE CREEP TOWARD THE END OF THIS ONE, 4:30

REMAINING WE CHECK IN WITH THE FOULS THAT IS NUMBER 57 57 FOULS, 64 MADE FIELD GOALS, AND THIS TIME IT WILL SEND RON HOWARD TO THE LINE THE FIRST ONE IS GONE — GOOD NBA D-LEAGUE FIT LIVE HEALTHY WEEK ENCOURAGES PEOPLE OF ALL AGES TO BE HAPPY, BE HEALTHY, AND PLAY TOGETHER YOU SAW THE T-SHIRTS WORN DURING ROMAN — DURING WARM-UPS HOWARD HITS THEM BOTH FORT WAYNE UP BY TWO NICE DRIVE AND A FINISH BY ISIAH WILKERSON, ONE OF THOSE GUYS OUT OF THE SMALLER SCHOOLS, NJIT, 18 THAT — REGGIE WILLIAMS ON THE BREAK NJIT MOVED TO DIVISION I TREY MCKINNEY JONES, WHO HAS BEEN QUIET FOR MOST OF THE SECOND HALF, IT’S A — HITS A THREE YEAR FORT WAYNE BACK UP ONE JASON: THAT IS A LIGHTNING PACE COMPARED TO THE REST OF THE GAME THAT IS DRAGGED ERIC: UNDER 3:30 TO PLAY NOW SEVEN TO SHOOT DARNELL LAZARE STRIPPED, GOES OUT OF BOUNDS THREE SECONDS TO SHOOT AS CHRIS PORTER CHECKS IN FOR FORT WAYNE TIMEOUT TAKEN FOR FORT WAYNE THREE— 3:12 REMAINING IN THE FOURTH MAD ANTS UP BY ONE LOOK AT THE FASTBREAK, ONE- HANDED SLAM BY REGGIE WILLIAMS, AND THEN TREY MCKINNEY JONES ANSWERS WITH A THREE-POINTER OF HIS OWN MCKINNEY JONES, 18 POINTS, THE GUARD OUT OF MIAMI YOU LOOK INSIDE OF THE HUDDLE NOW WITH FORT WAYNE RON HOWARD APPLYING THE CHAPSTICK THERE, GETTING READY FOR THE INBOUNDS YOU DO NOT WANT TO HAVE DRY LIPS FOR THE FINAL 3:12 OF THIS BALLGAME JASON: THAT IS A PREPARED TRAINER, KNOWING THE NEEDS OF ONE OF YOUR VETERAN GUYS HERE IS PORTER TO INBOUND LET’S SEE WHAT CONNER HENRY JEW UP IT IS A THREE FROM — DREW UP IT IS A THREE FROM RAMON HARRIS YES THE REFEREES WANT TO TAKE A LOOK AT IT ANOTHER STOPPAGE OF PLAY THE REFEREES WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT LET’S SEE IF THEY HAD TO THE REPLAY MONITOR THE THREE-POINTER IS GOOD, AS HE STEPS BACK FROM THAT ANGLE, IT LOOKS TO BE A CLEAR THREE-POINTER THE THREE-POINTER STANDS 95-91 3:00 LEFT IN THE FOURTH WILLIAMS, PICK AND ROLL TO BARTHOLOMEW OFFENSIVE FOUL CALLED ON RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW, AND IT IS NIGHT IS DONE THE THIRD PLAYER TO FOUL OUT IN THIS GAME IS RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW, AND WE HAVE AN INJURY ON THE FLOOR CHRIS PORTER IS HURT HE WILL GET ATTENDED TO DURING THE TIMEOUT FORT WAYNE UP BY FOUR OVER TULSA ERIC: PLENTY OF WHISTLES

TONIGHT, FOUL ISSUES THREE PLAYERS FALLING OUT INCLUDING PEYTON SIVA, AND BARTHOLOMEW HERE IS THE ONE THAT SENDS BARTHOLOMEW TO THE BENCH 58 FOULS COMBINED 28 OF THEM ON FORT WAYNE TEAM RECORD FOR THE MAD ANTS, IF YOU ARE CURIOUS, 37 AGAINST THE IOWA ENERGY IN 2009 JASON: I FEEL BAD FOR THOSE BROADCASTERS ERIC: ERIC ROTHMAN, JASON KNAPP, THE BROADCASTERS FOR THIS ONE FORT WAYNE IS NOW IN THE BONUS THAT ONE IS PICKED UP BY XAVIER ALEXANDER HIS FOURTH PERSONAL RON HOWARD AT THE LINE TO SHOOT TWO HOWARD, A PERFECT 7-7 FROM LONG — EXCUSE ME, FROM THE FREE- THROW LINE MAKE IT 8-8 ONE MORE GAME STILL TO BE PLAYED TONIGHT, THE SECOND TO LAST DAY OF THE 2014 NBA THE LEAGUE SHOWCASE PRESENTED — NBA DELETE SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY — NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY REGGIE WILLIAMS, NOWHERE TO GO GOOD PERIMETER DEFENSE TAKES IT TO LOSE OH — UZOH THEY WILL SAY THAT IS A TWO 97-93 JASON: YOU MAY HAVE HEARD BEN UZOH COMPLAINING AT THE OFFICIAL WHO HELD UP THE TWO FINGERS HE WANTED THE TRIPLE ERIC: BEN UZOH, THE NO LOOK FEET TO REGGIE WILLIAMS THE EXTRA PASS PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR THE 60 SIXERS, — THE TULSA 66ERS, AND NOW THEY ARE AGAIN WITH — WITHIN TWO UNDER 2:00 NOW IT HAS BEEN A FIGHT TO THE FINISH ROJAS CUTTING, DOUBLE-TEAMED AND FOULED JASON: IT HAS BEEN TOUGH TO SEE WITH THE PACE, BUT FORT WAYNE HAS BEEN SHARING THE BALL MARVELOUSLY 32 FIELD GOALS, 26 ASSISTS ERIC: TULSA HAD A NICE ASSIST THEREFORE REGGIE WILLIAMS, AND YOU ARE RIGHT, THE FLOW HAS MADE IT TOUGH TO POINT THAT OUT, AND IT HAS ALSO BEEN TOUGH FOR SCOUTS TO RECOGNIZE INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES WITH SO MANY FOULS AND STOPPAGES, YOU KIND OF FORGET THINGS THAT HAPPENED IT IS TOUGH TO REMEMBER A

PLAYERS GAME JASON: IT SEEMS LIKE IT HAS BEEN A WEEK WERE TWO SINCE WE HAD TONY MITCHELL SQUARED ON THE FLOOR ERIC: I MISS THOSE GUYS JASON: NEITHER HAS BEEN IN ACTION DOWN THE STRETCH ERIC: A COSTLY TURNOVER THROWING THE INBOUNDS OUT OF BOUNDS UNCONTESTED ERROR BAD PLAY THEREBY — THERE BY THE TULSA 60 SIXERS — TULSA 66ERS JASON: SOME CLAPPING ENCOURAGEMENT FROM THE TULSA HEAD COACH, DARKO RAJAKOVIC ERIC: RON HOWARD THROWS IT TO NOBODY IN PARTICULAR AND IT WINDS UP ON THE TULSA 66ERS’ BENCH 1:27 REMAINING TULSA WITH THE BASKETBALL ANDERSON GETS IT BACK EXCUSE ME, ALEXANDER GETS IT BACK FORT WAYNE CONTROLLING POSSESSION HERE IS HOWARD IT GOES AGAINST THE SCREEN SET BY PORTER NOW THROWS IT TO PORTER MCKINNEY JONES, IN THE LANE, TWO STEPS, THE FADEAWAY, CAN NOT GET THE ROLL RON ANDERSON DOWN WITH THE REBOUND AND A LOOSE BALL FOUL CALLED ON TULSA TIFFANY BIRD, THE REFEREE ON THE FAR SIDE, CALLING THE WILSON — WILKS — WHISTLE JASON: ANDERSON CALLED FOR THE PERSONAL FOUL IT IS HIS FOURTH THAT WILL PUT CHRIS PORTER ON THE FREE-THROW LINE ERIC: FIRST FREE-THROW IS GOOD FORT WAYNE HAS CRACKED THE CENTURY MARK WITH 1:00 TO PLAY THAT WAS THE FOURTH FOUL ON ANDERSON JASON: THEY TRIED TO REPLACE THE FREE-THROW SHOOTER PORTER, TO HIS CREDIT, STICKS THEM BOTH ERIC: SIX-POINT LEAD FOR THE MAD ANTS TULSA TAKING A TIMEOUT DARKO RAJAKOVIC DRAWING UP A PLAY THERE IS NO SIX-POINT PLAY IN THE BAG, SO THEY WILL LOOK TO GET A QUICK BASKET JASON: YOU MENTIONED A TIMEOUT CHANGES IN TIMES PAST, A LOT OF TIMES A COACH ON THE DEFENSIVE AND LIKE CONNER HENRY COULD COME OUT, LOOK AT WHAT TULSA HAD PLANNED, CALL A TIMEOUT, AND RESET THINGS YOU CANNOT DO THAT THE DEFENSIVE TEAM CANNOT MAKE THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE TIMEOUT CALL ERIC: ANOTHER RULE AIMED AT SPEEDING UP THE PACE OF PLAY GAMES THIS SEASON, RIGHT AROUND THE TWO OUR, TWO OUR 10 MINUTE MARK WE ARE NEARING TWO AND A HALF HOURS ON THIS ONE TONY MITCHELL OUT OF ALABAMA, NOT TONY MITCHELL ON ASSIGNMENT FROM DETROIT, IS THE ONLY PLAYER WITHOUT A FOUL THAT HAS APPEARED IN THIS GAME TODAY HEARD — TODAY SO, KUDOS TO CRIMSON TIDE TONY MITCHELL, MEANING UNSCATHED WILKERSON NEARLY LOST IT BUILDOUT AS HE DID NOT HAVE THE HANDLE 50.9 SECONDS TO GO WILKERSON, 12 TO SHOOT HE NEEDS TO MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN GETS IT OUT TO LOSE OH — TWO BEN UZOH RON ANDERSON WAS THERE TO CLEAN IT UP NOW, TULSA WITH THE FULL-COURT PRESS PORTER, INBOUNDS TREY MCKINNEY JONES TRAPPED NEARLY THROWS IT AWAY

ALEXANDER STEPS ON THE SIDELINE GOOD DEFENSE BY TULSA THE BALL GOES OUT OF BOUNDS IT WILL STAY WITH FORT WAYNE AND NOW CONNER HENRY WANTS TO TAKE A TIMEOUT, DRAW UP AN INBOUND PLAY 30 .3 SECONDS FORT WAYNE UP BY FOUR YOU WOULD THINK THEY WANT TO GET THE BALL INTO THE BEST FREE- THROW SHOOTER’S HANDS JASON: THEY WANT TO GET IT TO RON HOWARD, WHO IS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF 90% FROM THE FREE-THROW LINE SEE IF HE IS A GUY WHO COULD PUT HIS MITTS ON IT, THE FORMER D- LEAGUE ALL-STAR, AND FOR WIN COULD WALK OUT OF HERE WITH NOT ONE, NOT TWO, BUT THREE WINS INCLUDING THE PROTESTED GAME THAT WENT IN THEIR FAVOR YESTERDAY ADD THAT TO THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED WHEN AGAINST — WIN AGAINST SANTA CROWS — SANTA CRUZ, AND THIS ONE, IT HAS BEEN A BOUNTIFUL WEEK FOR THE MAD ANTS ERIC: A CHANCE TO LEAVE 10-7, WHEN THEY CAME IN AT THE .500 MARK TULSA NEEDS TO FOUL TIMEOUT TAKEN BY FOR WAYNE BOY, FORT WAYNE REALLY LUCKED OUT ON THAT ONE AS THE BALL, FOR ABOUT ONE SECOND, WAS SITTING UNATTENDED RON ANDERSON, THE CLOSEST GUY TO IT, LOOKED AT IT, THROWS, AND SADIEL ROJAS CAME TO PICK IT UP JASON: CONNER HENRY HAD A GREAT REACTION, JUST TURNED AROUND WITH THAT BLANK LOOK SAYING “WELL, WE HAVE TO WORK ON THIS AGAIN BECAUSE WHAT WE HAD DID NOT WORK.” ERIC: SADIEL ROJAS A HEADS UP PLAY TIMEOUT CALLED BY FORT WAYNE NEITHER TEAM HAS ANY TIMEOUTS LEFT 20.3 SECONDS LEFT — 23.3 SECONDS LEFT 10 SECONDS ON THE SHOT CLOCK FOR FORT WAYNE HARRIS TO INBOUND IMMEDIATELY FOULED IS CHRIS PORTER RON ANDERSON THAT IS HIS FIFTH FOUL, AND THE 62ND FOUL CALLED IN THIS BALLGAME PORTER HITS THE FIRST ONE, EXTENDS FORT WAYNE’S LEAD BY FIVE JASON: STATISTICALLY ONE OF THE POORER FREE-THROW SHOOTERS, THIS MAD ANTS TEAM, BUT NOT TONIGHT, 9-10 AT THE LINE ERIC: SHOT CLOCK IS OFF REBOUND UP FOR GRABS OUT OF BOUNDS OFF OF FORT WAYNE 13 SECONDS EVEN TO POSSESSIONS TULSA IS DOWN BY SIX POINTS THEY NEED A QUICK ONE HERE WILLIAMS LEFT OPEN FOR A THREE IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN TIPPED BY PORTER, AND THAT IS GOING TO PRETTY MUCH DO IT RON HOWARD WITH A CHANCE TO SEAL IT AT THE LINE WITH A .9 SECONDS ISIAH WILKERSON — 8.9 SECONDS ISIAH WILKERSON WITH THE FOUL RON HOWARD IS THE LEADING SCORER DOUBLE-DOUBLE FOR BEN UZOH 16 POINTS, 11 REBOUNDS PEYTON SIVA, RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW, AND MARIO LITTLE ALL FOLLOWING OUT IN THIS GAME SADIEL ROJAS, ONE REBOUND AWAY FROM A DOUBLE-DOUBLE HOWARD GETS THEM

105-97 TULSA WILL DRIBBLE OUT THE CLOCK YOU CAN LINE THEM UP IT TOOK US A WHILE, BUT FINALLY, THE CONCLUSION OF FORT WAYNE AND TULSA THE MAD ANTS WINNERS THEY SWEEP THE SHOWCASE, 105-97 OVER TULSA, MOVING TO 10-7 ON THE SEASON WITH THE TULSA 66ERS ERIC: AND AGAIN, FORT WAYNE WINNING TWO GAMES, REGULARLY SCHEDULED, AND THEN THE MAKEUP OF THE PROTEST GAME, PICKING UP THREE WINS, ESSENTIALLY, AT THE SHOW CLOSE — SHOWCASE 18 POINTS FOR MCKINNEY JONES FOUR REBOUNDS REGGIE WILLIAMS, 26 POINTS BEN UZOH, A DOUBLE-DOUBLE, 16 AND 11 RODNEY BARTHOLOMEW AND TREY MCKINNEY JONES KIND ENOUGH TO JOIN US HERE ON THE SIDELINES AFTER A FORT WAYNE WIN IT TOOK QUITE A WHILE, A LOT OF FOULS, A LOT OF WHISTLES ERIC ROTHMAN AND JASON KNAPP WITH TREY MCKINNEY JONES TALK ABOUT PLAYING IN A GAME LIKE THIS WHERE YOU CANNOT GET MUCH OF A FLOW GOING HOW DIFFICULT IS THAT? >> IT IS PRETTY TOUGH, BUT WE HAVE TO COME TOGETHER AS A TEAM AND WE CAME UP WITH A VICTORY JASON: YOU HAVE BEEN UP AND DOWN, AND NOW YOU GET THREE WINS WHAT HAS CHANGED FOR YOU AND THIS TEAM AS A DYNAMIC OVERALL? >> WE HAVE BEEN UP-AND-DOWN, BUT A LOT OF OUR LOSSES HAVE BEEN REALLY CLOSE GAMES WE CAME TOGETHER ON THE DEFENSIVE END DEFENSE IS WHERE WE WIN THE GAMES ERIC: 6-9 SHOOTING VERY EFFICIENT IS EFFICIENCY SOMETHING YOU WANT TO SHOW OFF? >> DEFINITELY I THINK OF MYSELF AS A SMART PLAYER I HATE TO TURN THE BALL OVER I HAD TOO MANY TONIGHT JASON: WHAT IS THE LEARNING PROCESS BEEN LIKE WITH THE VETERAN GUYS THAT YOU LEAN ON? >> DEFINITELY THERE IS A LEARNING CURVE GOING TO TRAINING CAMP WITH THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS, THE ONE THING I TOOK IS THAT I NEED MORE EXPERIENCE AND I’M GETTING THAT HERE RELYING ON GUYS LIKE RON HOWARD AND CHRIS PORTER AND WE ARE DOING GOOD SO FAR ERIC: CONGRATULATIONS ON AN UNUSUAL THREE-GAME WINNING STREAK AND GOOD LUCK THE REST OF THE SEASON >> I APPRECIATE IT ERIC: TREY MCKINNEY JONES OF THE FORT WAYNE MAD ANTS WINNERS OVER THE TULSA 66ERS FOR ME AND MY PARTNER JASON KNAPP, SAINT THANK YOU FOR JOINING US 2014 NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE — ON THE 2014 NBA D- LEAGUE SHOWCASE PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG GALAXY RIGHT HERE ON NBA TV