Dennis Rodman Biography

Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, he was nicknamed "The Worm" and was known for his fierce defensive and rebounding abilities.

Rodman played at the small forward position in his early years before becoming a power forward. He earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven times and won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award twice. He also led the NBA in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years and won five NBA championships. His biography at NBA.com states that he is "arguably the best rebounding forward in NBA history." On April 1, 2011, the Pistons retired Rodman's No. 10 jersey, and he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame later that year.

Rodman experienced an unhappy childhood and was shy and introverted in his early years. After aborting a suicide attempt in 1993, he reinvented himself as a "bad boy" and became notorious for numerous controversial antics. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Dennis Rodman
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Wrestler, Actor, Basketball player, Athlete, Basketball Coach, Entertainer
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
May 13, 1961 (56)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Marriages
  • 1998-11-14
    Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2003-05-13
    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds Michelle Moyer on a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California
Dennis Rodman Timeline
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Dennis Rodman. (2017). The HistoryHop.com website. Retrieved 3:53pm UTC, Oct 20, 2017, from www.historyhop.com/famous-people/dennis-rodman/bio.

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Dennis Rodman. [Internet]. 2017. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: www.historyhop.com/famous-people/dennis-rodman/bio [Accessed 20 Oct 2017].

MLA Style

"Dennis Rodman." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2017. Web. 20 Oct 2017.

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