Bonga was ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Knicks with a groin contusion. Bonga started Sunday's loss to the Heat and presumably sustained the injury while putting up three points and one steal in 15 minutes. Garrison Matthews may see increased run in his absence Tuesday.
Bonga will start Sunday's game against Miami. With Jerome Robinson (Achilles) out, Bonga will move into the starting lineup at the nominal small forward spot. Bonga came off the bench in each of the last two games after starting the previous 11 contests.
Updating a previous report, Bonga will remain in a reserve role Friday against the Hawks. There seemed to be some confusion regarding the starting five during a pregame interview with coach Scott Brooks. Ultimately, Bonga will remain in a reserve role while Jerome Robinson gets the nod at small forward.
Bonga will start Friday's game against the Hawks, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports. After a one-game stint off the bench, Bonga is back in the starting five. Across his past 11 starts, he's averaging 4.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 17.7 minutes.
Bonga will come off the bench Wednesday against the Blazers, Zach Rosen of the Wizards' official site reports. Bonga has started the past 11 games but will give way to Jerome Robinson on Wednesday. He's averaging 4.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 12.3 minutes when coming off the bench this season.
Last 7 Games
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