Sidney Moncrief

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Birthday
21, 1957
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Little Rock, AR

About

Known for his stellar defensive play, he was nicknamed "Sid the Squid." He played in the NBA from 1979 to 1991, mostly for the Milwaukee Bucks and appeared in five NBA All-Star games.

Before Fame

He starred at the University of Arkansas from 1975 to 1979 and was selected 5th overall in the 1979 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.

Trivia

He won the NBA's first Defensive Player of the Year Awards in 1983 and 1984.

Family Life

His son Brett played wide receiver for the Troy University Trojans in Alabama.

Associated With

He was greatly admired by Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, who won the Defensive Player of the Year award 4 years after Moncrief did.