EDINBURG, Texas (August 26, 2019) – The 2018-19 NBA G League Champions, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, affiliate of the Houston Rockets, today announced their 2019-20 schedule and look to defend their title. This year’s schedule features a total of 50 games, including 24 home games at Bert Ogden Arena, 24 games on the road and two games at the NBA G League Showcase.
The Vipers open the season with back-to-back games versus Austin Spurs, NBA Spurs affiliate, starting off at Austin on Friday, November 8, 2019. Then, the Vipers will host the Spurs for the home opener at Bert Ogden Arena on Saturday, November 9. This season’s home opener will embrace the 2018-19 NBA G League Champions by presenting the Vipers their championship rings and the hanging of the third championship banner.
This season’s home schedule will also feature themed night games honoring the local community. On December 17, the Vipers will host an 11 a.m. Kid’s Day Game versus Memphis Hustle. The annual Kid’s Day Game rewards students through the team’s Perfect Attendance and Honor Roll programs. The Vipers will also hold the 10th Annual All-Valley Showcase on March 28th. Top RGV high school boys and girls will compete east against the west prior to the Vipers final regular-season home game versus Austin Spurs.
This 2019-20 G League season will consist of seven back-to-back games. The Vipers will host 10 weekday games and 14 weekend games; a total of five Friday games and nine Saturday games at 7:30 p.m. There will be seven Tuesday games, one Wednesday and two Thursday games at Bert Ogden Arena all with a 7 p.m. tip-off.
The RGV Vipers are the winningest G League team with three championships; 2010, 2013 and 2019.
Season tickets for the Vipers 2019-20 season are on sale now at (956) 972-1144 or the RGV Vipers official website. The complete 2019-20 schedule can be found at www.rgvipers.com.