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Charlotte Hornets | #1 | Guard

Malik

Monk

PPG

3.3

RPG

0.8

APG

1.5

PIE

5.5

6'3" | 200lb | 22 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Appeared in 1 game, averaging 8.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists in 17.2 minutes per game... Scored in double-figures in 31 games, including six games with 20 or more points… Started the season strong by scoring in double digits in 10 of the team’s first 12 games… Totaled 18 points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal in a career-high 33.5 minutes of action in the season opener on Oct. 17 vs. Milwaukee… Converted at least one 3-pointer in 52 games… Dished out a season-high six assists on Nov. 6 vs. Atlanta… Knocked down a career-high seven 3-pointers and tied a career-high with 26 points on Nov. 25 at Atlanta… Grabbed a career-best six rebounds in consecutive games on April 1 at Utah and April 3 at New Orleans.

BEFORE NBA

Selected 11th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets… Signed with the Charlotte Hornets on July 2, 2017… Has appeared in 136 career games, averaging 7.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

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.