Wolves Statement on NBA G League's Decision to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season
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.
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from June 4, 2020
- Statement from SS&E CEO RC Buford - Austin Spurs
- Memphis Hustle Issues Statement - Memphis Hustle
- NBA G League Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season - Salt Lake City Stars
- Stockton Kings Reflect on Successes of 2019-20 Season Following NBA G League Canceling Remainder of Games Due to COVID-19 - Stockton Kings
- Statement from the Salt Lake City Stars - Salt Lake City Stars
- NBA G League Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season - Santa Cruz Warriors
- Wolves Statement on NBA G League's Decision to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season - Iowa Wolves
- NAZ Suns Release Statement on Cancellation of Season - Northern Arizona Suns
- Capital City Go-Go Statement - Capital City Go-Go
- NBA G League Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season - Lakeland Magic
- NBA G League Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season - Windy City Bulls
- Greensboro Swarm Statement - Greensboro Swarm
- NBA G League and Canton Charge Statements on 2019-20 Season Cancellation - Canton Charge
- Statement from the Maine Red Claws on Cancellation of 2019-20 NBA G League Season - Maine Red Claws
- NBA G League Cancels Remainder of 2019-20 Season - G League
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.