Basketball has been making the news in Arkansas quite a bit this month. And there’s still more to come.
On April 26, NBA Hall of Famer Sidney Moncrief will be coming to Little Rock to host a special screening of the documentary “All for The Hogs.” This documentary tells the story of how the former Razorback basketball player, along with his team and the coaching staff of head coach Eddie Sutton and assistant coach Gene Keady, revitalized the men’s basketball program and paved the road for future success. The documentary will focus on how the team, which was mixed-race, achieved success and brought people of different races and ethnicities together.
There will be a meet and greet, starting at 5:30 p.m., and the screening will begin at 6:15 p.m. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with Moncrief himself. It will be a great opportunity to ask this legendary basketball player about his history and the game.
Tickets are $100 and are available here. Ticket sales benefit Moncrief’s “We Are One” diversity and inclusion initiative.
The event will be held at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, located at 110 Main St., in Little Rock.
On Saturday, April 27, “We Are One” will be hosting a community service project at the 2019 Omega Prostate/Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run at Murray Park, starting at 7 p.m. Following the project, Moncrief will lead an interactive learning session for students, highlighting diversity and inclusion.
Moncrief is an Arkansas native who played for the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team from 1975-79, leading the team to championship berths and a Final Four slot. He went on to play in the NBA for 11 seasons, including 10 with the Milwaukee Bucks. During his career, he was a five-time NBA All-Star.