Mad Ants Acquire Rights for Alex Hamilton and 2019 Draft Pick

By Ryan Stevens | December 8, 2018

December 8, 2018 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced today they have acquired the returning player rights to guard Alex Hamilton and a first round pick in the 2019 NBA G League Draft from the Windy City Bulls in exchange for the returning player rights to guard Walt Lemon Jr.

Hamilton played his collegiate career at Louisiana Tech and has played in the G League from 2016-18. The 6-foott-4 guard averaged 10.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 88 games during his G League career.

He currently plays for BC Juventus in Lithuania.

Lemon Jr. signed a two-way contract with the Boston Celtics ahead of the 2018-19 season, but was waived on Nov. 29. He averaged 15.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 97 games with the Mad Ants.

Fort Wayne will return to the Coliseum on Monday night against the Grand Rapids Drive at 7 p.m.  Monday is “Money Monday”, presented by 3Rivers Federal Credit Union at the Coliseum. Tickets are available by visiting ftwaynemadants.com or calling 260-469-4667.

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