MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Bucks star Sidney Moncrief has joined the team as an assistant coach.
The 53-year-old Moncrief was an NBA assistant in Dallas (2000-03) and with Golden State (2007-09) along with head coach of the Fort Worth Flyers in the D-League in 2006-07.
The five-time NBA All-Star played for 10 years in Milwaukee after becoming the fifth overall pick in the 1979 draft. He won the league’s first two Defensive Player of the Year awards (1983-84) and is among the Bucks’ leaders in points (11,594, third), games (695, second), free throws (3,505, first), rebounds (3,447, seventh), assists (2,689, second) and steals (874, third).
The Little Rock, Ark., native replaces Kelvin Sampson, who took a coaching position with the Houston Rockets.