The following is a statement from Erie BayHawks President Matt Bresee on the cancellation of the 2019-20 NBA G League season:
“We are grateful for the support of our fans, season ticket members and partners for their continued support again this season, and look forward to being back together again next season. In the meantime, we will remain active in the Erie community to help make a positive impact in our region.”
While it is difficult to see the NBA G League season come to an end, we understand the decision to do so. We appreciate the New Orleans Pelicans on our first year as their affiliate and the players and staff for their dedication the entire season.
See below the official release for the cancellation of the 2019-20 NBA G League season:
NBA G LEAGUE CANCELS REMAINDER OF 2019-20 SEASON
NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 – 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.”
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.
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