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Sidney Green
Power forward/center
Born January 4, 1961 (1961-01-04) (age 49)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
College UNLV
Draft 5th overall, 1983
Chicago Bulls
Pro career 1983–1993
Former teams Chicago Bulls (1983-1986)
Detroit Pistons (1986-1987)
New York Knicks (1987-1989)
Orlando Magic (1989-1990)
San Antonio Spurs (1990-1992)
Charlotte Hornets (1992-1993)

Sidney Green (born January 4, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York) is a retired American basketball player and coach.

A 6'9" forward/center, Green was an All-American selection at UNLV before being selected by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (5th pick overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft. In his ten-year NBA career, he played for the Bulls, the Detroit Pistons, the New York Knicks, the Orlando Magic, the San Antonio Spurs, and the Charlotte Hornets. He retired in 1993 with 5,080 career points and 4,128 career rebounds.

Since retiring from the NBA, Green has been a coach at Long Island University, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of North Florida. On September 24, 2009, Green was named Player Development Assistant for the Chicago Bulls.[1] His son, Taurean Green, played for the University of Florida team that won the 2006 and 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship and is currently a member of AEK Athens B.C.

See also


  1. ^ BULLS: Chicago Bulls All-Time Transactions

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