NBA G League announces 2022-23 Team Business Awards

NEW YORK – The NBA G League announced today that the Wisconsin Herd was selected as the Franchise of the Year and Iowa Wolves President Ryan Grant received Team Executive of the Year for the 2022-23 NBA G League season.  In addition, the Wolves were named the recipients of the 2022-23 President’s Choice Award.  NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim presented the awards during the league’s annual Sales & Marketing Meetings.

A selection committee comprised of league executives determined the winner of the Franchise of the Year award, evaluating all 30 teams on the league’s core pillars: Compete with Intensity, Lead with Integrity and Inspire Play.  The Team Executive of the Year was selected by a vote of the league’s team presidents.

The Wolves became the second NBA G League team to earn the President’s Choice Award, which is chosen by Abdur-Rahim.  Established prior to the 2021-22 NBA G League season, the honor recognizes the team that embodies and demonstrates excellence in business performance across key areas of focus.

In addition to these honors, the Cleveland Charge earned the Social Responsibility Award, the Herd won Promotion of the Year and the Mexico City Capitanes were selected as the Retailer of the Year and won this year’s Digital Engagement Award.

Click here for more information on this year’s award winners and see below for the full list of honorees:

• NBA G League Franchise of the Year: Wisconsin Herd

• NBA G League Team Executive of The Year: Ryan Grant, President, Iowa Wolves

• NBA G League President’s Choice Award: Iowa Wolves

• NBA G League Social Responsibility Award: Cleveland Charge’s “Barbershop Banter”

• NBA G League Promotion of the Year: Wisconsin Herd’s “Be the Light”

• NBA G League Retailer of the Year: Mexico City Capitanes

• NBA G League Digital Engagement Award: Mexico City Capitanes

About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, training and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory.  Featuring 31 teams, 29 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2023-24, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.  55 percent of all players on end-of-season 2022-23 NBA rosters boasted NBA G League experience.  In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.