Sidney Wicks Player
Inducted in 2010
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee N/A
Sidney Wicks was one of those rare collegiate players who only experienced perfection. Wicks played on three of Coach John Wooden?s UCLA teams and helped lead the Bruins to NCAA championships from 1969-71. The 6-8 power forward was the Bruins? leading scorer (18.6) and rebounder (11.9) as a junior when he was named Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Final Four and earned national co-player of the year honors from the Helms Athletic Foundation. The second pick in the 1971 NBA draft by Portland, he played 10 seasons in the NBA and earned rookie of the year honors in 1972.
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