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Malik Monk
Malik Monk
Position: G
Born: 02/04/98
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:197 lbs. / 89.4 kg.
Salary: $1,789,256
It feels awfully similar to how many would describe former Lakers wing, Nick Young, who is perhaps more famously known by his nickname, Swaggy P. As it turns out, Monk told reporters that he actually was inspired by Young. Monk, however, didn’t mention anything about their similar playing styles. The 23-year-old, who is already in his fifth season in the league, explained to reporters that he was actually inspired by Young’s tattoos.
So why weren’t other teams interested? Monk’s reputation as a high-volume, low-efficiency shooter with questionable maturity followed him into 2021 free agency. “It kind of hit me hard when nobody really wanted me besides the Lakers, man,” he said. “So I just put fuel in my tank and just held it in until the time until I get time to play, man, and prove I can play for a long period of time. That’s what I’m doing right now.”