Malik Monk suffered upper body injuries following a car accident over the All-Star break, which forced the rookie to miss the majority of practice Tuesday, Rick Bonnell of The Charolette Observer reports.
Malik Monk finished with zero points (0-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and one steal in three minutes during Monday's 121-104 loss to the Nuggets.
Malik Monk will be in line for increased minutes Saturday against the Heat.
Malik Monk is expected to see added minutes Monday against the Kings with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (foot) sidelined, Stephanie Ready of Fox Sports Southeast reports.
The Hornets recalled Malik Monk from the G League's Greensboro Swarm on Wednesday.
Malik Monk has been assigned to the Greensboro Swarm of the G-League, NBA.com reports.
Malik Monk played extended minutes Saturday for the first time in five starts, Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer reports. He scored four points (1-3 FG, 0-2 3PM, 2-3 FT) in 17 minutes before departing.