Basketball Player

Malik Monk

Malik Monk- Biography

Malik Monk is a professional basketball player in the United States who currently plays as a shooting guard for the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA (NBA). He was born on February 4th, 1998, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to Jacaynlene Monk and Michael Scales, a gorgeous marriage, and grew up alongside his brother, Marcus Monk, who is also a basketball player.

Malik went to the East Poinsett County High School in Lepanto, Arkansas, where he graduated. He was transferred to Bentonville High School in Bentonville, Arkansas, later on. He finally graduated from high school in Bentonville and was accepted into the University of Kentucky right away. His family recommended that he attend the University of Arkansas, but he chose the University of Kentucky instead.

What is the Net Worth of Malik Monk? Salary, Earnings

Malik signed a four-year contract with the Charlotte Hornets for a total of $15,726,047 dollars, despite the fact that his entire assets have yet to be evaluated. He has an average annual salary of over $3,931,512 USD. He was paid a basic salary of $5,345,687 USD in the fiscal year 2020-21. His net worth is reported to be in the millions of dollars.

Quick Facts

Real Name Malik Ahmad Monk
Birth Date February 4, 1998
Age 23 Years
Birth Place Jonesboro, Arkansas
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Not Available
Sun sign Aquarius
Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimetres – 191 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 91 kg  –  in Pounds –  200 lbs
Body Measurements 42-32-16
Chest Size 42 Inches
Waist Size 32 Inches
Biceps Size 16 Inches
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic
Father Michael Scales
Mother Jacaynlene Monk
Sister NA
Brother Marcus Monk

Malik Monk- Relationship, Girlfriend

Malik is currently single, according to our sources, however, it is suspected that he was previously involved with model Ashley Taylor. He, like other celebrities, prefers to keep his personal life private and does not discuss it with the media. Malik has more than 393k followers on his verified Instagram account (@ahmad monk). He also has a verified Twitter account (@AhmadMonk), which has a following of over 105.3k people.

Malik Monk- Professional Career

He has been eager and interested in basketball since he was a small child, and it has always been a desire of his to become a professional basketball player. Malik Monk led the team with an overall record of 25-8 and an appearance in the Class 2A state championship game as a freshman, averaging 22.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game. He switched to Bentonville High School in Bentonville, Arkansas, after his freshman year finished. In his junior year, he scored 26.6 points per game on average.

He also played on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball Circuit (EYBL) with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team Arkansas Wings Elite in the spring and summer of 2015, averaging 19.7 points per game. In the same year, he played for the East squad in the Nike Global Challenge, averaging 22 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists while earning Tournament MVP honors.

Malik picked Kentucky over Arkansas on November 18, 2015, averaging 28.6 points per game, 4.4 assists, and 7.6 rebounds per game as a senior. In 2016, he played in the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic, earning Co-MVP honors with Kentucky teammate De’Aaron Fox. Malik arrived at the University of Kentucky in November 2015, and on December 17th, 2016, he broke a freshman scoring record for the Wildcats by scoring 47 points in a win over the University of North Carolina. When he played Ole Miss, he scored a total of 34 points, guiding his side to a 99-76 victory.

On June 22nd, 2017, the Charlotte Hornets selected Malik with the eleventh overall choice in the NBA draft of 2017. On July 2nd, 2017, he signed a rookie scale contract worth approximately $15,726,047 dollars with the Charlotte Hornets. He was assigned to the Charlotte Hornets NBA G League club, the Greensboro Swarm, for just one game during his rookie season, scoring 25 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists on December 26th, 2017.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Malik Monk stands 6 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 91 kg. Furthermore, he has Black hair and Black eyes.

Controversies

Malik was suspended indefinitely by the NBA on February 26th, 2020 for breaking the league’s substance abuse policy. He was restored on June 8th after it was established that he was abiding by the anti-drug program.

Trivia

  • On March 11th, 2016, Malik played his final high school game, scoring 19 points in a 59-49 loss against Cabot High School in the 7A state championship.
  • Recruiting organizations such as Rivals, ESPN, Scout, and 247 Spots rated him as a consensus 5-star prospect and one of the finest players in the 2016 class.
  • During his senior year of high school, he was regarded as the number one shooting guard.
  • Malik was selected SEC Player and Freshman of the Year after his freshman season, as well as First-Squad All-SEC and the SEC All-Freshman team.
  • Due to an ankle injury, he will miss the whole 2017 NBA Summer League.
  • Malik recently set a career-best with 36 points in an overtime win over the Miami Heat with a score of 129-121 on February 1st, 2021.

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