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Malik Monk has a great personality but should the 76ers draft him?

Unlike Villanova’s Josh Hart and Oregon’s Dillon Brooks, who worked out for the Sixers in the morning and have worked out for 10 and 13 teams, respectively, Monk could be more selective in his tryouts.”Shooting”, Monk said of his biggest strength.The session will cap what figures to be an active scouting day for the Sixers, which plan to bring in six additional National Basketball Association hopefuls earlier Thursday morning.He shot well from deep for the Sixers, which is his trademark.I think I did a pretty good job at that. “I think I felt comfortable with whatever they put me through”.Monk is of the belief that the triangle offense can spin ambiguity into versatility, as it would enable him to play both with and without the ball.The reason I’m not sure he will be there is because of a report saying that Jackson received a “draft promise” and the Lakers have already had him in for a workout, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports on 98.7.In particular, there was a dribble handoff play from the corner that Gerald Henderson, Nik Stauskas, and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot ran quite a bit last season.”Ben’s a great passer”, Monk said. “I can play on the ball, off the ball, and I think they need a shooter like me, a pass-first team”. “Terrance Ferguson, anybody that can shoot the ball. I don’t want to name call or anything like that, but I think I’m a flawless fit”.Seeing how the Sixers aren’t really in the rebuilding process anymore, and with a good portion of their roster set for the future, the Sixers should trade away all of their second-round picks. We know what he can shoot the ball, we know that. “We wanted to challenge him in some other ways. This may be the first time that a shooter has done so much defense in a workout, but really important to see a full suite of skills”. He had dinner with New York Knicks president Phil Jackson the night before his individual workout and spent most of the workout running through the triangle offense, he said, which is more evidence that the club plans to rely heavily on the offense next season. The Sixers know Monk can make catch-and-shoot jumpers, but they wanted to see what else Monk can do.If Monk, a consensus second team All-American, is taken at No. 8, Knicks fans will surely hope the Lepanto, Arkansas, native repeats his last performance at Madison Square Garden when he scored 23 points and knocked down 7-of-11 3-pointers against then-No.”Not that many people have seen my passing abilities”, Monk said. It was insane just seeing them there watching me because I’ve seen him with Kobe and Jordan, great players like that. I move off the ball great, so I think it’s great for me’.”What Malik is, is an elite, special athlete, talent”, Calipari said.”One, Philadelphia right now is on the cusp of a breakthrough because they’re going to have guys healthy”, Calipari said. And you look at Malik, I think the interest in Malik is because he can play both one and two and can score the ball.”I think I could go one, two or three”, Monk said before pausing, “but I’m probably not”.”And I would guess, if I’m those Philadelphia players, I would like to see Malik there”.