German professional basketball player Isaac Evolue Etue Bofenda Bonga (born November 8, 1999) currently competes for FC Bayern München in the German Basketball Bundesliga and the EuroLeague and here is everything you need to know about Myles Powell, including his net worth, personal life, and more.

Isaac Bonga Facts

PositionPoint guard
LeagueBundesliga / EuroLeague
BornNovember 8, 1999 (age 22)
Neuwied, Germany
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
NBA draft2018 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Playing career2016–present
2016–2018Skyliners Frankfurt
2016–2018→ Skyliners Juniors
2018–2019Los Angeles Lakers
2018–2019→ South Bay Lakers
2019–2021Washington Wizards
2021–2022Toronto Raptors
2021–2022→ Raptors 905
2022–presentFC Bayern München
isaac bonga washington
Isaac Bonga (Sporting News)

Isaac Bonga Salary and Net Worth

Basketball annual payments range between a few thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on several statistics. Although on average, NBA players earn a salary of around $2 million, a few with D-league crossover deals are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is around $100 million, although currently, nobody brings in anywhere near that much money.

The top players in the league earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can be under $20,000 per year for minor league teams.

Isaac Bonga Career

Early Career

Bonga started playing streetball in Neuwied when he was seven years old, and he joined the neighbourhood club two years later.

As a Post SV Koblenz product, Bonga played his first senior basketball minutes for SG Lützel-Post Koblenz in the Regionalliga, Germany’s fifth-tier level 2 competition, during the 2014–15 season.

He played in 24 games for the Regionalliga in 2015–16, averaging 5.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2 assists per game after leading the team to the championship and gaining promotion to the fourth division. He also played for Eintracht Frankfurt’s under-19 team in the NBBL, Germany’s highest junior league.

418
Isaac Bonga during German Team photoshoot (FIBA.basketball)

Professional Career

In June 2016, Skyliners Frankfurt of the Basketball Bundesliga and Bonga agreed to a four-year contract. In the same month, he received an invitation to the NBA Top 100 camp in Charlottesville, Virginia. The 2016 Basketball without Borders Camp Europe will be held in Helsinki in September 2016, and Bonga was chosen as one of the top European prospects to attend.

der juengste spieler joshua
Bonga with Skyliners (FAZ)

On September 23, 2016, in the Skyliners’ 84-55 loss to Brose Bamberg, Bonga made his Bundesliga debut for the team at 16.

Bonga entered the 2018 NBA draft as one of 54 international players who were eligible to do so on May 1, 2017 after signing with agents Jason Ranne and Thad Foucher.  

On June 21, 2018 the Philadelphia 76ers selected Bonga from the Los Angeles Lakers with the 39th overall choice in the 2018 NBA Draft. In a deal involving the 76ers sending Bonga to the Lakers in return for a 2019 second-round selection and monetary considerations, the Lakers officially gained him on July 6. He agreed to a rookie scale contract with the Lakers after being gained.

1052022776
Bonga in action (Lake Show Life)

On December 7, 2018, he played his first minute and seven seconds of NBA action against the San Antonio Spurs.

Bonga was traded to the Washington Wizards in a three-team trade on July 5, 2019. In his first season with the Wizards, he averaged 5 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists per game (2019-20).

Bonga signed as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on August 12, 2021. He appeared in 15 regular-season games and one playoff game but he never broke through.

1235560459
Bonga at a Raptors photoshoot

On August 19, 2022, Bonga signed a two-year contract with German powerhouse FC Bayern München.

Isaac Bonga Personal Life

Bonga was born in the German town of Neuwied to parents from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. His father moved to Germany in the early 1990s intending to move to Canada, but stayed and settled in Frankfurt and then Koblenz. Tarsis, Bonga’s older brother, plays association football for VfL Bochum, and Joshua, his younger brother, also plays basketball.

FAQs about Isaac Bonga

1.Where is Isaac Bonga now?

FC Bayern Munich
2.How tall is Bonga?

2.03 m
3.Is Isaac Bonga African?

Bonga was born in Neuwied, Germany to parents originally from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. His father emigrated to Germany in the early 1990s with plans to move to Canada, but he instead stayed in the country and began living in Frankfurt and then Koblenz.

CELEBRITIES

Taylor Swift

Zendaya

Travis Kelce

Timothée Chalamet

Tom Holland

Novak Djokovic

Michael Jordan

LeBron James

Tom Brady

Lewis Hamilton