Sidney Green Inducted in 1999

Player Inducted in 1999
Sid Green Sidney Green, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 1999
Photo credit: (UNLV Athletics)
Sidney Green a Brooklyn native, attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn. Green later played for the Runnin'Rebels at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  He was an All-American and drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 1983 NBA draft. In his ten-year NBA career, he played for the Bulls, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs, and Charlotte Hornets.

After retiring from the NBA, Green went into coaching. He coached at Southampton College from 1995–1997 and was head coach of the University of North Florida Ospreys from 1997–1999, and the Florida Atlantic University Owls from 1999–2005. On September 24, 2009, Green was named a player development assistant for the Chicago Bulls. He later became a Bulls community relations ambassador.

Career highlights Consensus second-team All-American (1983), Big West Player of the Year (1983), No. 21 retired by UNLV Runnin' Rebels, and Third-team Parade All-American (1979).