Iowa Wolves

The Energy used this logo from 2014 to 2017
Othyus Jeffers won the Rookie of the Year Award in 2009 and received two All-Star Game selections during his career with the Energy.
Jordan Murphy
Lindell Wigginton
Anthony Tolliver was called up to the New Orleans Hornets during the 2008–09 season.
Shannon Brown was assigned from the Chicago Bulls during the 2007–08 season.

American minor league basketball team based in Des Moines, Iowa.

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The Iowa Barnstormers playing against the Tampa Bay Storm during the 2013 season.

Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines, Iowa)

Multi-purpose arena in Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

Multi-purpose arena in Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

The Iowa Barnstormers playing against the Tampa Bay Storm during the 2013 season.

Wells Fargo Arena is home to the Iowa Wolves (formerly named the Iowa Energy) of the NBA G League, the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League and the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.

NBA G League

National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.

National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.

In 2017, the Timberwolves purchased the Iowa Energy and renamed the team the Iowa Wolves.

Iowa Wild

The Iowa Wild are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, that began play for the 2013–14 season.

The Iowa Wild are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, that began play for the 2013–14 season.

The affiliation between the two Wild franchises is the first of two between Twin Cities area franchises and Iowa minor league franchises, as the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association and the Iowa Wolves of the NBA G League also share an affiliation.

Memphis Hustle

American professional basketball team of the NBA G League as an affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association .

American professional basketball team of the NBA G League as an affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association .

On January 23, 2017, it was announced that the Iowa Energy would not renew their hybrid affiliation deal with the Grizzlies, but be purchased by the Minnesota Timberwolves to serve as their G-League affiliate beginning in the 2017–18 season.

Nurse at the Raptors championship parade in 2019

Nick Nurse

American professional basketball coach, author and former college basketball player.

American professional basketball coach, author and former college basketball player.

Nurse at the Raptors championship parade in 2019

In 2007, Nurse accepted the head coaching job for the Iowa Energy, who were preparing for their first season in the NBA D-League (now called the NBA G League).

Des Moines, Iowa

Capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.

Capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.

Map of prehistoric and historic American Indian sites in downtown Des Moines
Excavation of the prehistoric component of the Bird's Run Site in Des Moines
Flood of Des Moines, 1851
The Barney Sakulin cabin, moved from Washington County, memorializes Fort Des Moines.
Lyndon B. Johnson in Des Moines on June 30, 1966, near 5th Avenue and the (now-demolished) Hotel Franklin
Des Moines Capitol building, 1917
An aerial view of floodwaters,
July 19, 1993
Downtown Des Moines night skyline looking northwest
Astronaut photography of Des Moines taken from the International Space Station
Aerial view of Des Moines, 2012
The population of Des Moines, Iowa from US census data
Map of racial distribution in Des Moines, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
The Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Wells Fargo Arena
Des Moines Art Center
The Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Downtown's Western Gateway Park plays host to the Des Moines Arts Festival.
The Iowa State Capitol, completed in 1886, is one of two state capitols to feature five domes, a central golden dome surrounded by four smaller domes. The other is the Rhode Island State House.
The State of Iowa Historical Museum is near the state capitol in Des Moines' East Village.
Exterior of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden building and dome
Locust Street looking east from 4th Street toward the Iowa State Capitol in East Village
The 4th Street Neighborhood is within the Court Avenue Entertainment District of Downtown Des Moines.
The Grand Concourse, between the Grandstand and the Varied Industries Building, during the 2006 Iowa State Fair
Des Moines Municipal Building
The Edna M. Griffin Memorial Pedestrian Bridge over Interstate 235
Skywalks connecting buildings over 8th Street in the Downtown Core of Des Moines
A new Des Moines Skywalk Entrance
Old Main on the campus
of Drake University
Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park, during a May 28, 2006, game against the Nashville Sounds. The Iowa Capitol is visible beyond the center-field wall.
Kruidenier Trail bridge across Gray's Lake

It is the home of the Iowa Wolves of the NBA G League, the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, and the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League.

Former Minnesota Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings player Rashad McCants was allocated to the Texas Legends.

2010–11 NBA Development League season

Tenth season of the NBA Development League .

Tenth season of the NBA Development League .

Former Minnesota Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings player Rashad McCants was allocated to the Texas Legends.
Jonny Flynn was assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce to continue his rehab from hip injury.
NBA veteran Antonio Daniels played for the Texas Legends before he was called up to the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Iowa Energy had the best regular season record with 37 wins and 13 losses.

Vince Carter (blue) tries to make a layup shot, while Pau Gasol (yellow) defends the basket

Courtney Sims

American former professional basketball player.

American former professional basketball player.

Vince Carter (blue) tries to make a layup shot, while Pau Gasol (yellow) defends the basket

On February 25, 2008, Sims was acquired by the NBA Development League's Iowa Energy.

Martin with the Wizards in 2011

Cartier Martin

American former professional basketball player who played seven seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

American former professional basketball player who played seven seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Martin with the Wizards in 2011

After one season in Europe, he was selected in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 2008 NBA Development League Draft by the Iowa Energy.

Jeffers with the Wizards

Othyus Jeffers

American former professional basketball player who had served as associate head coach for the Robert Morris University Illinois.

American former professional basketball player who had served as associate head coach for the Robert Morris University Illinois.

Jeffers with the Wizards

He then started his professional career with the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League, a minor league basketball organization owned and run by the NBA.