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Sacramento Kings | #0 | Guard

Malik

Monk

PPG

13.8

RPG

3.4

APG

2.9

PIE

9.3

HEIGHT

6'3" (1.91m)

WEIGHT

200lb (91kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Kentucky

AGE

24 years

BIRTHDATE

February 4, 1998

DRAFT

2017 R1 Pick 11

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

6'3" | 200lb | 24 years

DRAFT

2017 R1 Pick 11

BIRTHDATE

February 4, 1998

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Kentucky

EXPERIENCE

5 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Has appeared in 233 NBA games (one start) for the Hornets, averaging 9.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 17.8 minutes per game ... Shot 33.9 percent (335-989) from three-point range ... Scored in double figures 93 times, including 25 games with 20+ points and three games with 30+ ... Made multiple three-pointers in 88 games, including 10 games with 5+ triples ... Tallied one career double-double ... NBA G League: Appeared in one game with the Greensboro Swarm, totaling 25 points, eight rebounds, four assists and one steal ... Career Transactions: Selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 11th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft ... Signed with the Hornets on July 2, 2017 ... Signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on August 6, 2021

BEFORE NBA

2016-17 (Kentucky): SEC Player of the Year ... Jerry West Award Winner ... SEC Rookie of the Year ... All-SEC First Team selection ... SEC All-Freshman Team honoree ... Appeared in 38 games (37 starts), averaging 19.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 32.1 minutes ... Shot 39.7 percent (104-262) from three-point range ... Led the SEC in field goals made (251), three-pointers made (104), three-point percentage (.397) and total points (754) ... Scored in double figures in 36 games, including 19 games with 20+, four games with 30+ and one game with 40+ points ... Made multiple three-pointers in 26 games, including six games with 5+ triples ... Scored a career-high 47 points (8-12 3FG) with two assists and one steal on 12/17 vs. UNC ... Had 24 points, three rebounds and a career-high five steals on 12/3 vs. UCLA ... Made his collegiate debut on 11/11 vs. Stephen F. Austin, finishing with 10 points, one assist, one steal and one block in 20 minutes

PERSONAL LIFE

Hometown is Jonesboro, Ark ... Son of Jackie and Michael Scales .... Has one brother, Marcus ... Marcus was an NFL wide receiver of the Chicago Bears and played for the University of Arkansas ... Marcus also played college basketball at Arkansas ... A cousin, Rashad Madden, played basketball for Arkansas, and his uncle, Chuck Monk, played running back for Arkansas State ... Named MVP of the 2016 Jordan Brand Classic ... Selected as a 2016 McDonald’s All-American following his senior year of high school