Malik Monk is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.
In 2016, Monk participated in the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic, both of which he won, earning him the title of Co-MVP together with his colleague De‘Aaron Fox from Kentucky.
Monk’s final high school game was on March 11, 2016, when he scored 19 points in a loss to Cabot High School in the 7A state championship game. Cabot High School won the game 59–49.
All of the major recruiting agencies, including Rivals, ESPN, Scout, and 247 Sports, gave Monk a rating of five stars and listed him as one of the top players in the 2016 class.
In the high school class of 2016, Monk was ranked as the number one shooting guard and the number nine overall player in the class.
What Is Malik Monk Salary: How Much Does Malik Monk Earn?
Professional basketball player Malik Monk earns an annual average salary of $10 million.
The officials of the NBA anticipate that Malik Monk will receive between $5 and $10 million in annual compensation for his next deal.
Malik Monk was one of the few bright lights for the Lakers during the season, but it may be difficult for the team to keep him after he becomes a free agent.