Wolves Statement on NBA G League’s Decision to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season
Friday | June 5, 2020
Des Moines, Iowa – NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim today announced that the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA G League season, which was suspended March 12, has been canceled. The NBA G League’s regular season was scheduled to conclude on March 28.
“While canceling the remainder of our season weighs heavily on us, we recognize that it is the most appropriate action to take for our league,” said Abdur-Rahim. “I extend my sincere gratitude to NBA G League players and coaches for giving their all to their teams and fans this season. And to our fans, I thank you and look forward to resuming play for the 2020-21 season.”
The Iowa Wolves finished the canceled 2019-20 season with a 19-24 (.442) record.
“While we are disappointed that our players, coaches and fans will not be able to take part in the remainder of the 2019-20 season, we look forward to Wolves basketball returning to Des Moines next season,” said Iowa Wolves President Ryan Grant.
In the coming weeks, the NBA G League will announce end-of-season award winners, including the Most Valuable Player, Dennis Johnson Coach of the Year and Rookie of the Year.