He never finished in the top 10 in scoring or the top five in assists or rebounds. His team never made it to the NBA Finals. And his name doesn't appear on the list of all-time statistical leaders. But ask anyone to name the top all-around players of the 1980s, and Sidney Moncrief will be on that list. The 6-4 Moncrief was both an offensive threat and a tenacious defender. In his 11 NBA seasons, primarily with Milwaukee, he demonstrated that he could shoot from the outside, post up, dunk over 7-foot centers, make the key pass, crash the boards and slash through the paint for a layup. more...
Full Name: Sidney A. Moncrief Born: 9/21/57 in Little Rock, Ark. High School: Hall (Little Rock, Ark.) College: Arkansas Drafted by: Milwaukee Bucks, 1979 (fifth overall) Transactions: Signed with Atlanta Hawks, 10/4/90
Nickname: Sir Sid, El Sid Height: 6-3 Weight: 183 lbs. Honors: Two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Four-time All-NBA First Team, Five-time NBA All-DefensiveTeam, Five-time All-Star