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Chicago Bulls hire Sidney Green as Player Development Assistant

Sidney Green – Player Development Assistant

1984-85 Chicago Bulls Bulls Player Development Assistant Sidney Green (No. 21, top row, second from right), hired on Sept. 24, 2009, played three seasons in Chicago, including Michael Jordan's rookie year in 1984-85.

In his first season with the Chicago Bulls as Player Development Assistant … joins the Bulls after spending ten years at the collegiate level, where he held head coaching stints at the Southampton Campus of Long Island University (1995-1997), University of North Florida (1997-1999), and Florida Atlantic University (1999-2005) … also served as an assistant coach at Indiana University during the 2005-06 season … a 10-year veteran of the NBA, Green played for the Chicago Bulls (1983-1986), Detroit Pistons (1986-1987), New York Knicks (1987-1989), Orlando Magic (1989-1990), San Antonio Spurs (1990-1993) and Charlotte Hornets (1993) … a native of Brooklyn is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) … Green is one of eight players in the schools history to have his uniform number retired … a consensus second team All-American in 1983, he finished his collegiate career with 2,073 (17.4 ppg) and 1,276 rebounds (10.7 rpg) … Green was drafted by the Bulls in the first round (fifth overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft.