Wolves Announce Four Affiliate Players for 2018-19 Season

By Randi Burrell | October 20, 2018

The Iowa Wolves, the NBA G League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, today announced the acquisition of Canyon Barry, Darius Johnson-Odom, William Lee and Jonathan Stark.

Barry, 24, spent three seasons at the College of Charleston before transferring to the University of Florida for his senior season. The son of former NBA great Rick Barry, Canyon averaged 12.3 points and 3.5 rebounds per contest over his four-year collegiate career. After going undrafted in 2017, the 6-6 guard played overseas in Finland and the Czech Republic last season.

Johnson-Odom, 28, spent the 2017-18 season with Italy’s Vanoli Cremona, averaging 18.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 29 games. He previously spent parts of two seasons in the NBA, playing in three games for Philadelphia during the 2013-14 season and four games for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012-13. Johnson-Odom previously played in the NBA G League, averaging 21.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 40 games over two seasons with the Springfield Armor and South Bay Lakers. He appeared in two preseason games for Minnesota after signing with the team on September 24, 2018.

Lee, 23, went undrafted after playing four seasons at the University of Alabama-Birmingham where he averaged 10.6 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks while shooting 36.5% from the three-point line over his career. The former Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year in 2014 was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2016 and 2017 and earned Conference USA All-Defensive Team honors his senior year.

Stark, 23, was signed by Minnesota on Sept. 24, 2018 and appeared in one preseason game, totaling three points and one block. Stark went undrafted after playing two seasons at Tulane (2013-2015) and two at Murray State (2016-18). As a senior with the Racers, Stark was named Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Player of the Year after averaging 21.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.3 steals in 32 games. He earned 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament MVP honors and was named First Team All-Ohio Valley Conference in 2017 and 2018.

The Iowa Wolves begin the 2018-19 season on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. against the Salt Lake City Stars. Single-game and season tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit IAWolves.com or call (515) 564-8550.

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