Iwundu will start Friday's game against the Timberwolves, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.
The 25-year-old will enter the starting lineup with Evan Fournier (elbow) unavailable. The latter could be in store for an extended absence, so Iwundu should have a chance to see extra minutes going forward.
Iwundu is not in the starting lineup Friday versus the Mavericks.
Iwundu started five of the last six games and averaged 19.2 minutes during that stretch, but he'll shift back to the bench Friday. Recent trade acquisition James Ennis will join the starting five for the first time with Orlando.
Iwundu will start Saturday's game against Milwaukee.
Iwundu will replace Khem Birch in the Magic's starting lineup. On the year, the 24-year-old forward is averaging 5.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 18.2 minutes per contest.
Iwundu is in the starting lineup for Monday's contest against Charlotte.
With teammate Khem Birch out Monday due to a lower back injury, Iwundu will return to the starting five and likely seize an increased role. In his previous 10 starts this season, Iwundu has averaged 7.9 points and 3.0 rebounds over 26.5 minutes.
Iwundu will come off the bench Friday against Boston.
Iwundu was initially named in the starting lineup, but Orlando has since adjusted their starting five, slotting Khem Birch into the starting small forward role. Iwundu is averaging four points and 2.7 rebounds in his last three games off the bench.
Iwundu is in the starting lineup for Wednesday's matchup against the Thunder.
The forward will reportedly be making his 10th start of the season Wednesday versus the Thunder. In his previous nine starts, Iwundu averaged 8.1 points and 3.1 rebounds over 26.7 minutes per matchup.
Iwundu finished with 19 points (5-8 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 8-10 FT), four rebounds, two assists and two steals in 32 minutes during Wednesday's 119-118 victory over the Lakers.
Iwundu came out of nowhere to finish with a career-high 19 points Wednesday. Prior to this, Iwundu had scored in double-digits only twice this season and so this would appear to be somewhat of an outlier. He was in the starting lineup for this game, replacing Evan Fournier (quad) who was a late scratch. While the injury doesn't sound too serious, if Fournier is forced to miss another game, Iwundu could present as a streaming option in deeper formats.
Iwundu is in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Lakers.
Iwundu moved to the bench Monday against the Kings and had eight points, two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes. He'll make his ninth start of the season and is averaging 6.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in 25.9 minutes in those contests as Evan Fournier (quadriceps) is sidelined Wednesday.
Iwundu will come off the bench Wednesday against the Wizards.
Khem Birch will get the start Wednesday in place of Iwundu, who has started four of the past five games for Orlando. In his lone appearance off the bench this month, Iwundu played 22 minutes and tallied seven points, six rebounds and one steal.
Iwundu will join the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Jazz.
Khem Birch was given the start against the Heat on Friday, but that plan has been scrapped for Saturday's contest. In Iwundu's previous five starts this season, he's averaged 5.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal in 24.2 minutes.
Iwundu isn't starting Friday's game against the Heat.
Iwundu started the last two contests for the Magic, but with Aaron Gordon back in the lineup, the K-State produce will return to a bench role. Khem Birch will join the starting five with Jonathan Isaac (knee) ruled out for the next two months.
Iwundu went for 10 points (4-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 22 minutes during Wednesday's 122-101 win over the Wizards.
Iwundu started in place of Aaron Gordon (Achilles) and amassed a season high scoring total, plus Jonathan Isaac (knee) went down in the first quarter and was forced to exit. As such, it seems fairly likely that Iwundu will draw another start during Friday's matchup versus the Heat, though Miami poses a much bigger challenge defensively than Washington.
Iwundu is starting Monday's game against Atlanta.
Iwundu will make his fourth start of the season with Aaron Gordon (Achilles) ruled out for the next game or two. In his first three starts of the regular season, he's averaging five points, two rebounds and one assist in 24.7 minutes.
Iwundu got ejected with 7:06 remaining in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's 96-87 loss to the Lakers after getting involved in an altercation with Jared Dudley.
The third-year forward finished the night with six points (3-6 FG, 0-2 3Pt), three rebounds, two steals and an assist in 17 minutes off the bench. Dudley appeared to be the instigator, but Iwundu's ejection could still lead to additional league discipline, although that wouldn't be a big loss for the Magic -- he's been a frequent DNP, and has averaged less than 15 minutes of court time in his 12 games.
Iwundu will come off the bench Friday against the Raptors.
With Aaron Gordon (ankle) returning from his injury and joining the starting five, Iwundu will resume his usual role off the bench. When coming off the bench this season, he's averaged 2.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.8 minutes.
Iwundu will start Saturday's game at Indiana, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
Aaron Gordon (ankle) won't be able to play, so Iwundu will receive his first start of the season. Iwundu is averaging 2.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 9.8 minutes this season, but he did post seven points, four rebounds and two assists during Wednesday's game.
Iwundu is expected to see minutes Friday night against the Magic, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
Iwundu has been buried on the depth chart early in the season, but with Michael Carter-Williams (hip) ruled out Friday, coach Steve Clifford noted that Iwundu is expected to see some opportunities.
Iwundu finished with seven points (2-4 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 1-3 FT), two steals, and one rebound in 13 minutes during Thursday's 107-98 loss to the Heat.
Iwundu had been battling a sore knee but felt well enough to give it a go in the preseason finale. He's unlikely to average enough minutes to hold much value outside of the deepest leagues, but Iwundu could be a decent dart throw in daily formats if everything goes according to plan in the regular season opener against a Cavaliers club that had the worst defense in the league in 2018-19.
Iwundu (knee) is available for Thursday's preseason game against the Heat, Dante Marchitelli of Fox Sports Florida reports.
Iwundu has been battling knee soreness, but the issue won't keep him from playing in Orlando's final preseason contest. The 24-year-old figures to see limited minutes Thursday.
Iwundu is questionable to play in Thursday's preseason finale against Miami, John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com reports.
Iwundu is battling a sore knee, but the team is hoping he'll be able to get back on the floor for one final appearance before the regular season. If he does play, his minutes will be limited, however.
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