Tulsa's Matchup Against Fort Wayne Thursday to be Aired Live on NBATV

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 11, 2012— The Tulsa 66ers will play their second and final game at the 2012 NBA D-League Showcase this Thursday, Jan. 12, against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at 2:45 p.m. CT inside the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nev. The game is scheduled to be aired live on NBATV.

The meeting will mark the first of three between Tulsa and Fort Wayne this season. For more information on the NBA D-League Showcase, CLICK HERE.

The 66ers opened this year’s showcase with a 94-86 defeat to the Texas Legends Tuesday night. Dwight Buycks came off the bench to score a team-high 21 points, Jerome Dyson scored 20 and Nkem Ojougboh swatted seven shots defensively in the loss.

Pacing the Mad Ants in scoring this season is Ron Howard with an average of 21 points game. Darnell Lazare leads Fort Wayne with an average of 8.1 rebounds per contest.

After the Showcase, the 66ers will travel to Dakota to take on the Wizards this Friday night, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. Tulsa’s next home game is scheduled for next Monday, Jan. 16, against the Reno Bighorns on Martin Luther King Day.

For ticket information and purchases call the 66ers business office at (918) 585-8444.