|Malik Monk: Leads bench in scoring|
Monk supplied 17 points (6-11 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, an assist and a steal over 34 minutes in a 124-116 win over the Pacers on Wednesday.
The Scoop: Monk had his best scoring performance in nearly two weeks. He is seeing a career high in minutes per game (23.0), but still fluctuates as a scorer, evident from hitting double figures in just 4-of-7 prior contests. He referred to LeBron James (39 points) as the "Jordan of his generation" postgame, perhaps a savvy method of trying to earn even more playing time in Los Angeles.
Nov 25 4:53 ET