Los Angeles Lakers recall Isaac Bonga from South Bay

By Noah Camarena | December 6, 2018

EL SEGUNDO (6 December 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled Isaac Bonga from the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.

In 12 games (all starts) with South Bay this season, Bonga has averaged 14.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 28.5 minutes. The rookie guard has shot 47.5 percent from the field and 44.4 percent from three-point range.

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), 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 30 NBA Call-Ups and developing 25 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, including Andre Ingram. The Lakers have claimed three division titles and have twice competed in the NBA G League Finals, most recently in 2015-16.