Former star Sidney Moncrief has been added as an assistant coach to the 2011-12 Milwaukee Bucks coaching staff.
Moncrief, who played 10 seasons with the Bucks, joins Jim Boylan, Joe Wolf, Bill Peterson and Anthony Goldwire on Scott Skiles coaching staff.
The 53-year-old Moncrief won the league’s first two Defensive Player of the Year awards (1983 and 1984). He is a five-time NBA All-Star and was named to the All-NBA and All-Defensive teams five times in his career.
Moncrief is among the franchise leaders in points (11,594, third), games (695, second), minutes (22,054, second), field goals (4,000, eighth), free throws (3,505, first) rebounds (3,447, seventh), assists (2,689, second) and steals (874, third). His jersey #4 was retired by the Bucks in a Bradley Center ceremony on January 6, 1990.
Moncrief’s teams also won seven straight division titles starting with his arrival in 1979 and also won 50-plus games in seven consecutive seasons. The Bucks were 522-298 (.637) while he was with the team and advanced to the playoffs in each of his 10 seasons, including three trips to the Eastern Conference Finals.