Charlotte Hornets draft pick Malik Monk takes a walk on the streets of Charlotte Friday along with his mother, Jackie Monk, left, who raised him in Arkansas with considerable help from Monk’s older brother Marcus.
Charlotte Hornets draft pick Malik Monk takes a walk on the streets of Charlotte Friday along with his mother, Jackie Monk, left, who raised him in Arkansas with considerable help from Monk’s older brother Marcus. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte Hornets draft pick Malik Monk takes a walk on the streets of Charlotte Friday along with his mother, Jackie Monk, left, who raised him in Arkansas with considerable help from Monk’s older brother Marcus. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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