Charlotte Hornets rookie Malik Monk — the 11th overall pick in the draft — was involved in a car accident early Sunday morning … and was cited by cops for careless driving.
According to police documents obtained by TMZ Sports, Monk was driving near the University of Arkansas around 5:46 AM when his red 2002 Lexus ran off the road and crashed into a gate.
University police responded and cited the 20-year-old for careless driving and no proof of insurance.
The car was pretty jacked up and was towed to a nearby impound lot. Monk was allowed to retrieve his personal items which included money, basketballs, shoes and jerseys.
Monk told police, “I was driving, looked down for a second then I just hit a bump. Happened fast.”
No word if he was injured in the wreck. The Hornets don’t play until Thursday.
Monk was born and raised in Arkansas. He played college ball at Kentucky.
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