Hornets G Malik Monk forgets to put on jersey for professional basketball game

If Malik Monk isn’t careful, he’s going to earn a reputation as an NBA knucklehead. (AP)
If Malik Monk isn’t careful, he’s going to earn a reputation as an NBA knucklehead. (AP)

Second-year Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk has yet to make his mark on the NBA.

That may not be a problem after Tuesday, whether he likes it or not.

Malik Monk not quite ready for prime time

Monk suited up for the Hornets’ preseason game against the Miami Heat.

Well … kind of.

He forgot one critical element.

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When he took off his warmups at the scorer’s table, Monk realized he wasn’t wearing a jersey.

D’oh!

Monk has the athleticism and shooting touch to develop into an exciting NBA guard. He’s also running the risk of developing a reputation as a knucklehead.

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