Hornets sophomore Malik Monk breaks thumb, out 6-8 weeks
NBA.com Global on Jul 09, 2018 07:24 AM
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Hornets guard Malik Monk will be out at least six weeks with a fractured right thumb, the team announced Saturday (Sunday, PHL time).
INJURY UPDATE: @hornets guard Malik Monk has suffered a fractured right thumb. The injury occurred in CHA’s Summer League game yesterday vs. OKC. He will miss the remainder of Sunmer League and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks. #BuzzCity— Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) July 8, 2018
The injury was suffered during the Hornets' 88-87 victory over the Thunder on Friday (Saturday, PHL time), in which Monk scored 23 points.
The second-year guard out of Kentucky averaged 6.7 points last season as a rookie.