Malik Monk Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Malik Monk :

NameMalik Ahmad Monk
NickNameMalik Monk
Date of Birth4 February 1998
Age (2024)26 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTown Jonesboro, Arkansas
Height6ft 2in
ProfessionBasketball Player
EducationKentucky (2016–2017)
TeamSacramento Kings (#0 / Shooting guard)
Net Worth4-5 Million Dollars

Who is Malik Monk ?

Malik Ahmad Monk, he is born on February 4, 1998, his name in the basketball history as great player. He is from Lepanto, Arkansas, Monk is on a journey that saw him rise to prominence both at the college level and later in the professional level. As a standout high school athlete, Monk shows his skils on the court.

Malik Monk
Malik Monk

After a great freshman year at East Poinsett County High School, where he led his team to the state championship game, Monk transferred to Bentonville High School. There, he continued to play, averaging an impressive 26.9 points per game during his junior year and achieve attention from basketball nationwide.

Monk’s excellence extended apart from the high school hardwood; he made waves in the AAU circuit, showcasing his abilities with the Arkansas Wings Elite team. His commitment to the University of Kentucky in November 2015 is the beginning of a remarkable college journey.

Facts about Malik Monk :

  • Malik Monk was born on February 4, 1998, in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
  • He attended East Poinsett County High School for his freshman year, averaging 22.9 points per game.
  • As a freshman, he lead his team to a 25-8 record and a state championship appearance.
  • He transferred to Bentonville High School for his remaining high school years.
  • In his junior and senior years, he averaged over 26 points per game.
  • He played for the Arkansas Wings Elite on the Nike EYBL circuit.
  • He won Tournament MVP honors at the 2015 Nike Global Challenge.
  • Monk was a consensus five-star recruit and a top-10 player in the 2016 class.
Malik Monk
Malik Monk
  • College Career at Kentucky
  • He committed to the University of Kentucky in November 2015.
  • As a freshman, he set a Kentucky freshman scoring record with 47 points against North Carolina.
  • He was named SEC Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in his only season at Kentucky.
  • He was also named First-team All-SEC and to the SEC All-Freshman team.
  • Monk averaged nearly 20 points per game during his freshman season.
  • NBA Career
  • Monk declared for the 2017 NBA Draft after his freshman year.
  • He was selected 11th overall by the Charlotte Hornets.
  • He was suspended by the Hornets for violating the NBA’s anti-drug program in 2020.
  • In 2021, he scored a career-high 36 points for the Hornets.
  • He signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2021 after his time with the Hornets.
  • Currently (as of March 19, 2024), he plays for the Sacramento Kings.
  • Monk is known for his scoring ability and athleticism.

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