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Lakers News: Malik Monk Tattoos Only One Arm, Reserving Other One ‘Strictly For Buckets’ Like Nick Young

Malik Monk is quickly becoming a fan favorite of the Los Angeles Lakers’ faithful thanks to his hustle, offensive skillset, and determination. The 23-year-old guard signed a minimum contract with L.A. in the offseason but has provided the team with way more value than the size of his deal would indicate. Since entering the starting lineup, Monk has provided the Lakers with a spark, scoring at least 15 points in all six games and 20 or more in four of them.

Like Nick Young before him, Malik Monk’s right arm is strictly for buckets

If Malik Monk was looking to further endear himself to Lakers fans, quoting a legendary proverb from a semi-obscure role player was the perfect way to do so. To rewind: In 2014, former Lakers guard Nick Young revealed that his right arm had one purpose, and it was not as a canvas for tattoos.

Lakers guard reveals unique way Nick Young has inspired him

Nick Young may no longer be with the Los Angeles Lakers, but the influence of the swag champion is still ever-present in the organization. Lakers shooting guard Malik Monk revealed to reporters on Monday that he has drawn inspiration from the former Lakers swingman Young. Monk said that he was 17 when he heard Young’s famous quote that he only got tattoos on his left arm because his right shooting arm was “strictly for buckets.” As such, Monk followed suit and now has an almost full sleeve of tattoos on his left arm but none on his right.

Nick Young Says The L.A. Lakers Will Win It All If Healthy

12-year NBA veteran Nick Young only donned the Purple and Gold for 4 years of his career, and it was a very hard time for the franchise. With Kobe Bryant past his prime, the team was a shell of itself, using their draft picks to develop and grow their young talent with little hope of contention.
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Ex-Warrior Nick Young sends CP3 message after COVID news

Very early Wednesday morning, The Athletic's Shams Charania reported that Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul has entered COVID-19 health and safety protocols and is out indefinitely. Several hours later, former Warriors guard Nick Young took to Twitter:. Young was on the 2017-18 Golden State squad that outlasted the Houston...

Nick Young and Fiancee Open up About Mistress Allegations

Nick Young and Iggy Azalea had the spotlight on their relationship before the couple called it quits. The professional NBA player and rap star were engaged for about a year before their publicized split. As time passed along, Young and his current fiancee, Keonna Green would welcome their second child into the world after what was described as a “weak moment.”
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Nick Young to join Gilbert Arenas' 'Enemies' Big 3 team

A decade removed from the last time they shared the court, former Wizards Nick Young and Gilbert Arenas are reunited once again. Young will be joining Arenas' Big 3 team, the Enemies, as the team captain for the 2021 season. Arenas will be the coach of the team, which joined the league as an expansion team in 2019 with Arenas acting as a player-coach.