The Iowa Wolves were officially announced as the new branding starting with the 2017-18 season. The Iowa Wolves joined the NBA D-League as the Iowa Energy, an expansion team in 2007. The D-League is the official minor league system of the NBA. The Energy were affiliated with the Memphis Grizzlies from 2014 – 2017 and changed to the Iowa Wolves after being purchased by the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves. The Iowa Wolves play their home games at Wells Fargo Arena.