Kings’ Malik Monk out for play-in tournament vs. Warriors


Whereas the Golden State Warriors will likely be with out Gary Payton II, the Sacramento Kings will likely be with no key piece to their offensive assault. In late March towards the Dallas Mavericks, Malik Monk suffered a sprained proper MCL.

Following his damage, Monk has missed 9 video games. On Monday, Kings head coach Mike Brown confirmed Monk’s absence would lengthen into the play-in event. The Kings will likely be with out Monk on Tuesday towards the Warriors within the play-in event.

Through @anthonyVslater on Twitter:

Previous to his damage, Monk was placing collectively a Sixth Man of the Yr marketing campaign, main the NBA in scoring off the bench with 15.4 factors on 44.3% taking pictures from the sphere to go together with 5.1 rebounds and a pair of.9 assists per recreation.

Through the in-season event, Monk buried a game-winning triple to bounce the Warriors from the event.

With each Kevin Huerter and Monk out, the Kings will lean on rookie Keon Ellis and Davion Mitchell alongside De’Aaron Fox within the backcourt.

The No. 10 seed Warriors will meet the No. 9 seed Kings in a win-or-go him state of affairs on Tuesday evening in Sacramento.

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