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Malik Monk Biography

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OccupationBasketball player
EthnicityAfrican-American
NationalityAmerican
EducationEast Poinsett County High School, University of Kentucky
Place of birthJonesboro, Arkansas
CountryUnited States
Height6 Feet 3 Inch
AkaMalik Monk

Malik Monk is an American professional basketball who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Prior to Hornets, he played college basketball for the University of Kentucky. Malik plays at the position of shooting guard wearing a jersey number of 1.

 

Talking about this Young basketball player personal life, Malik Monk is currently living a single life without any dating and controversial rumors. He currently seems to be focused on his career. To know more about, this talented player's personal life, salary, net worth, career. Read more

Malik Monk Early Life and Education

Malik Ahmad Monk was born on February 4, 1988, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to Michael Scales, father, and Jaycaynlene Monk, mother. He has also an older brother, Marcus Buck who is a former professional American football and basketball player.

[ CAPTION: Hornets star, Malik Monk's childhood photo ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Monk first attended East Poinsett County High School in Arkansas from where he started playing basketball. As a freshman, he averaged 22.8 points, 2.7 assists, and 4.6 rebounds and also made an appearance in the Class 2A State Championship game.

[ CAPTION: Malik Monk playing for Arkansas ][ SOURCE: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ]

However, after his freshman season, Monk was transferred to Bentonville High School where he averaged 26.6 points per game. The following year, he then competed in Nike Global Challenge, McDonald's All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic.

Youtube: Malik Monk's career highlights;

After completing his education at the Bentonville High School, Monk then joined the University of Kentucky. There he played basketball for only one season and then enter 2017 NBA Draft where he was selected with the eleventh overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets. 

Malik Monk Career

Hard working and talented, Malik Monk signed his rookie contract with the Hornets in 2017. However, he missed his 2017 NBA Summer League due to his ankle injury. More recently, Monk played against the Milwaukee Bucks where he scored 25 points. Currently, he is working hard to build his basketball skills and also his upcoming games.

Youtube: Malik Monk scoring 25 points against, Milwaukee Bucks

 

Malik Monk Personal Life

The twenty years old basketball player is currently living a single life. He has not involved in any love affairs and neither there are any news or rumors regarding his relationships. Monk appears to be focusing on his career at the current time rather than getting involved in a relationship.

[ CAPTION: young and talented star of Hornets, Malik ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Apart from his basketball player, he is also active on social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. He has thousands of fans following him on his account.

[ CAPTION: Malik Monk as an autograph guest ][ SOURCE: Twitter ]

Malik Monk Net Worth

Malik Monk makes a decent amount of money from his basketball profession. He has just started his NBA career and is making good progress on it. As of 2018, his net worth is under review but analyzing his basketball career, he seems to be earning money in thousands of dollars. 

Updated On Thu Mar 22 2018 Published On Thu Mar 22 2018 By Rabin Lama

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