"Although the Los Angeles Lakers’ first preseason game was a blowout, a bright spot was the play of free agent signing Malik Monk.
Superstar big man Anthony Davis showed how glad he is to be a teammate of the up-and-coming guard.
NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers made a lot of changes to their roster this NBA offseason. Rob Pelinka showed once again that he is willing to make any move if he feels it puts the team closer to winning a championship. He also showed that he is pretty savvy when it comes to negotiations, as a few..." August 20
"It’s clear that LaMelo Ball wants to wear No. 1.
Growing up, Ball always wore No. 1 on the basketball court. But, when he was drafted to Charlotte in 2020, that number was already taken by Malik Monk.
Clutch Points "The Charlotte Hornets just want to make their budding star and franchise centerpiece LaMelo Ball happy. They even signed his brother LiAngelo Ball on their summer league roster to do just that. The Hornets did not make a qualifying offer for restricted free agent..." August 06
Real GM Basketball "Malik Monk has agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Monk averaged 11.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 20.9 minutes over 42 games last season with the Charlotte Hornets. " August 03
Kentucky Sports Radio "The Hornets are letting the Malik Monk experience come to an end. On Sunday, the Charlotte Hornets announced that it will not extend shooting guard Malik Monk a qualifying offer, which will make the former Kentucky Wildcat an unrestricted free agent. Monk is now free to..." August 01