El Segundo (22 October 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned guard Isaac Bonga to the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.
Bonga appeared in five preseason games for the Lakers, averaging 3.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 10.7 minutes. The rookie guard was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 39th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft and acquired by the Lakers on July 6, 2018.
The South Bay Lakers opened their 2018-19 training camp today and will host the Northern Arizona Suns for their lone preseason home game on Saturday, October 27 at 12:00pm PT from the UCLA Health Training Center.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) October 13, 2018
The NBA G League’s South Bay Lakers, the first franchise in G League history to be owned by an NBA team (Los Angeles Lakers), will return for its 12th season of competition in 2018-19. The Lakers franchise has established itself as a top producer of NBA-ready talent, totaling 29 NBA Call-Ups and developing 22 Lakers assignment players since the inaugural 2006-07 season. Last season, the Lakers returned to the playoffs for the third year in a row and saw a pair of players receive NBA Call-Ups to the Los Angeles Lakers in Andre Ingram and Travis Wear. The Lakers have claimed three division titles and have twice competed in the NBA G League Finals, most recently in 2015-16.
The Lakers will play their home games at the UCLA Health Training Center, the Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, CA. Information on South Bay Lakers 2018-19 season ticket packages and single-game tickets can be found by logging onto the team’s website (www.sblakers.com).