Milwaukee Bucks: 20 Greatest Individual Performances In Franchise History

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12. Sidney Moncrief – @ Denver Nuggets, November 19, 1983

Sidney Moncrief is comfortably one of the greatest players ever to play for the Bucks for a whole host of reasons. He was the driving force for the team in an important time of change, that eventually became the franchise’s longest period of sustained winning.

Moncrief was a winner on his time on the floor, and more often than not he would do whatever his team needed him to in order for them to be successful. Often that was filling the role of distributor, so in spite of being an excellent scorer, it was rare to see Moncrief take over and look to shoulder the scoring load single-handedly.

In this early season clash against former Bucks Alex English‘s Denver Nuggets, that’s exactly what Sid the Squid did for Milwaukee though.

Moncrief posted a career-high 43 points to go with an impressive haul of 12 rebounds, in a performance that showed the guard’s ability to torment the opposition. Moncrief made 13-17 field goal attempts, but also made hay at the free throw line where he made 17-19.

The Bucks lost the game, and considering his character, that likely meant that his own performance acted as no consolation to the competitive former Arkansas Razorback.

Next: 11. Ray Allen