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Malik Monk was born on February 4, 1998, in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Monk played college basketball at the University of Kentucky for one year in the 2016-2017 season

Monk declared for the NBA draft and was selected 11th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2017 NBA draft.

Monk played for the Charlotte Hornets from 2017-2021

Monk is known for his scoring ability and his shooting from beyond the arc.

He was also named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2018.

In August 2021, Malik Monk signed a three-year deal with the Sacramento Kings.