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.
Bonga produced 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-3 3Pt), five rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks in 14 minutes during Wednesday's 114-96 win over the Knicks.
Bonga turned in an incredible stat line considering his limited minutes. In fact, he contributed across every category while finishing with a career high in threes and matching his career highs in steals and blocks. Bonga likely will need to earn more minutes than this if he's going to be relevant for fantasy purposes but he certainly flashed his impressive skillset in this one.
Bonga has been recalled from the G League and is in the starting five for Friday's game against the Mavericks, Candace Buckner of The Washington Post reports.
The organization opted to get Bonga some extra minutes in the G League, but he's returned in time to still play for the Wizards on Friday. Over his past 10 starts, he's averaging 7.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.1 steals in 25.1 minutes.
The Wizards assigned Bonga to the G League's Capital City Go-Go on Tuesday.
Bonga will most likely rejoin the Wizards ahead of their next game Friday against the Mavericks, but his assignment to the G League nonetheless signals that he'll likely be in store for a reduction in playing time at the NBA level now that Washington is close to full strength again. With Rui Hachimura (groin) and Moritz Wagner (ankle) both back in action in Monday's 125-117 loss to the Warriors following extended absences, Bonga moved back to the bench and played only 10 minutes, his third-fewest in any game dating back to the start of January. Expect Bonga to see extensive playing time Wednesday in the Go-Go's matchup with the Grand Rapids Drive.
Bonga is coming off the bench Monday against the Warriors, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports.
Bonga will shift back to a reserve role with Rui Hachimura set to return from a groin injury Monday. When coming off the bench in January, Bonga posted averages of 5.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14.7 minutes (six games).
Bonga will start Tuesday's game against the Bucks.
After coming off the bench for two straight games, Bonga will return to the starting five. Across 26 starts this season, he's averaging 4.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 19.8 minutes.
Bonga (mouth) isn't on the injury report for Tuesday's game against Milwaukee.
As expected, Bonga won't miss any time due to a dental issue. He's averaging 6.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists over his last 10 contests.
Bonga took a hit to the mouth during Sunday's game against Atlanta and sustained some dental damage, but he's not expected to miss time, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports.
Bonga fell to the floor and hit his head during the third quarter of Sunday's game, and he returned to the locker room, where he was attended to by a team dentist. After the game, coach Scott Brooks said Bonga will be fitted for a mouthguard, but the implication is that he avoided an injury that will cost him any time. Nonetheless, Bonga should be considered day-to-day ahead of Tuesday's game in Milwaukee.
Bonga departed Sunday's game against the with an apparent injury, Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Bonga took a hard fall and appeared to hit his face on the floor, so he may have suffered a nose or mouth injury. He was quickly ushered off the floor by team personnel with a towel over his head. Until further notice, consider Bonga questionable to return.
Bonga will come off the bench Thursday against the Cavaliers.
Coach Scott Brooks will opt to start Thomas Bryant and Ian Mahinmi in the frontcourt together, so Bonga will come off the bench. In that role this season, he's averaged 4.7 points and 2.2 rebounds in 12.3 minutes.
Bonga contributed 17 points (6-9 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 10 rebounds and one steal in 29 minutes during Friday's 140-111 loss to the Raptors.
Bonga finished with career highs in scoring and rebounding while matching his career high in threes. He has reached double figures in scoring in three of the last seven games after failing to do so once through his first 29 appearances this season.
Bonga is starting Friday's game against the Raptors, Candace Buckner of The Washington Post reports.
Bonga temporarily moved to the bench Wednesday against the Bulls, but he'll rejoin the first unit Friday, taking the place of Gary Payton. Bong is averaging 5.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and two assists over his last four starts.
Bonga isn't in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game at Chicago.
The 20-year-old started the previous four contests but will come off the bench Wednesday with Thomas Bryant rejoining the starting five. Bonga hasn't provided much fantasy value whether starting or not, as he's averaging 4.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.9 minutes this season.
Bonga had 10 points (5-8 FG, 0-1 3Pt), seven boards, one assist and one steal in 32 minutes of a 99-94n win against the Celtics on Monday.
Bonga made a rare start and responded with his second consecutive game in double figures while posting a career high in rebounds in the game. It's unclear if his starting role will continue, but with injuries taking their tole on Washington, he should see the court against the Magic on Wednesday.
Bonga is starting Monday's game against Boston, Candace Buckner of The Washington Post reports.
Bonga put up 15 points off the bench Saturday against Denver, earning him a place in the starting lineup for Monday's contest. He's averaging 2.2 points and three rebounds over his last five starts.
Bonga put up a career-high 15 points (5-6 FG, 5-7 FT) to go with four rebounds and one block in 21 minutes Saturday in the WIzards' 128-114 win over the Nuggets.
The second-year forward was one of four Wizards reserves to hit double figures in scoring in a game in which the bench supplied a franchise-record 92 points. While the outing from Bonga is encouraging, his averages in his prior four games since moving to the bench -- 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 14.5 minutes -- are probably more predictive of what he'll offer in future contests.
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