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Wolves Announce 2019-20 Opening Night Roster

November 8, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Iowa Wolves News Release

Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Wolves, the NBA G League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, today announced their Opening Night roster for the 2019-20 season. Iowa's Opening Night roster will include four players from the Minnesota Timberwolves roster including: Keita Bates-Diop, Naz Reid and two-way players Jordan McLaughlin and Kelan Martin. Mclaughlin is currently with Minnesota and will not be with the Wolves for tonight's game. Four affiliate players including former Syracuse University guard Tyus Battle, Kansas State University guard Barry Brown Jr, University of Minnesota forward Jordan Murphy and Iowa State guard Lindell Wigginton also join tonight's roster after being acquired as affiliate players on Oct. 26, 2019.

The roster was finalized after the team waived guard Shaun Willett and forward Ismaila Kane on Nov. 2.

The complete Opening Night roster is below.

Player. Pos Ht Wt Birthdate College Status

Canyon Barry G 6-6 205 1/7/1994 University of Florida Returning

Keita Bates-Diop+ F 6-8 235 1/23/1996 Ohio State University Assigned

Tyus Battle G 6-6 205 9/23/1997 Syracuse University Affiliate

Barry Brown Jr G 6-3 195 12/21/1996 Kansas State University Affiliate

C.J. Carr G 5-8 160 12/31/1995 Missouri Southern State University Tryouts

Trevon Duval G 6-3 186 8/3/1998 Duke University Draft

L.G. Gill F 6-8 210 12/24/1994 University of Maryland Returning

Vance Johnson F 6-8 230 1/16/1997 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Tryouts

Kelan Martin* F 6-5 230 8/3/1995 Butler University Two-way

Jordan McLaughlin* G 5-11 185 4/9/1996 University of Southern California Two-way

Marquise Moore G 6-2 208 12/22/1994 George Mason University Returning

Jordan Murphy F 6-6 250 2/28/1997 University of Minnesota Affiliate

Naz Reid+ C/F 6-9 249 8/26/1999 Louisiana State University Assigned

Lindell Wigginton G 6-1 189 3/28/1998 Iowa State University Affiliate

* Timberwolves 2-Way player



Iowa will host Opening Night against the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Friday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. Fans may purchase tickets for tonight's home opener by visiting

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