In his second NBA season, Bamba appeared in a career-high 62 games for the Magic. In 14.2 minutes, he averaged 5.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks, while hitting a career-best 34.6 percent of his free throws. On Nov. 25, Bamba matched his career-high with 12 rebounds in a game against the Pistons. Two days later, Bamba generated a career-best-tying 15 points, plus four rebounds and two blocks, over 23 minutes in a win at Cleveland. In a Dec. 4 win over Phoenix, Bamba posted 10 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. The second would come in a Feb. 26 victory over Atlanta, when Bamba finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and four blocks in just 17 minutes. In a Feb. 24 win over Brooklyn, Bamba tied his career-high with five blocks, needing just 14 minutes off the bench to do so. Bamba joined the Magic for the Orlando restart and appeared in two seeding games before missing the team's final 11 contests -- including the playoffs -- due to a medical issue.2018
Bamba played in 47 contests his rookie season before being shut down with a stress fracture in his Tibia following his team's January 31 win against Indiana. The 20 year-old averaged 6.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. He scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in his debut against Miami on October 17. Scored 15 points in back-to-back games on November 9 and 11 against the Washington and New York. Also recorded eight rebounds against New York. Recorded a season-high 12 rebounds on December 31 against Charlotte. Recorded 10 rebounds while scoring eight points against the Los Angeles Clippers on January 6. Bomba recorded a season-high five blocks while also scoring seven points and grabbing seven boards on October 30 against the Sacramento Kings. Normally a .300 percent three-point shooter, the 20-year old knocked down all three attempts from behind the arc against Denver on December 5. He also grabbed six boards and recorded one block and two assists in 16 minutes of action in the game.
June 21, 2018Selected by the Orlando Magic in the first round (sixth overall pick) of the 2018 NBA Draft.
July 3, 2018Signed a two-year, $10.56 million contract with the Magic.
September 17, 2019Magic exercised $5.97 million team option for 2020-21.
December 16, 2020Magic exercised $7.57 million team option for 2021-22.