Sidney was voted First Team All-American with the Arkansas Razorbacks after taking his team to the Final Four and being featured on one of the most iconic Sports Illustrated covers.
Third-best Winning Percentage of 1980s
Sidney leads the Bucks to the third best winning percentage of the decade, trailing only the L.A. Lakers and the Boston Celtics.
5 Straight All-Star Teams 5 Straight All-Defensive Teams
Sidney was voted to the NBA All-Star team and to the NBA All-Defensive Team for five straight seasons, from 1982 to 1986.
7 Straight Division Champs 10 Straight Playoffs
As shooting guard for the Bucks, Sidney led the team to seven straight division championships from 1980 to 1986, and 10 straight playoff appearances from 1979 to 1989.
Back-to-Back Defensive Player of the Year
Sidney won the inaugural NBA Defensive Player of the Year award in 1983 and then won it again in 1984.
Bucks All-Time Leader in Multiple Categories
All-time leader in playoff appearances (88) and free throws (3,505), and top 10 in points (11,594; 3rd), games played (695; 2nd), steals (874; 3rd), rebounds (3,447; 6th), assists (2,689; 2nd) and field goals (4,000; 7th).
Two Retired Jerseys
Sidney’s #4 jersey was retired by the Milwaukee Bucks on Jan. 6, 1990. His #32 jersey was retired by the Arkansas Razorbacks on March 3, 1990.
2019 NBA Hall of Fame
On Sept. 6, 2019, Sidney will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.