Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman

Professional Basketball Player

Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American Hall of Fame professional basketball player of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, he was nicknamed "The Worm" and was known for his fierce defensive and rebounding abilities.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on May 13, 1961.


1982 - 1987 3 More Events
1988 27 Years Old Rodman remained a bench player during the 1988–1989 season, averaging 9. points and 9.4 rebounds in 27 minutes, yet providing such effective defense that he was voted into the All-Defensive Team, the first of eight times in his career. … Read More
1989 28 Years Old In the 1989–1990 season, Detroit lost perennial defensive forward Rick Mahorn when he was taken by the Minnesota Timberwolves in that year's expansion draft and ended up on the Philadelphia 76ers when the Pistons could not reacquire him. … Read More
1990 29 Years Old During the 1990–1991 season, Rodman finally established himself as the starting small forward of the Pistons. … Read More


1991 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1991 NBA Playoffs, however, the Pistons were swept by the championship-winning Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.
1992 31 Years Old In a March 1992 game, Rodman totaled a career high 34 rebounds. … Read More
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. … Read More
1994 33 Years Old 1 More Event
However, despite a 55-win season, Rodman and the Spurs did not survive the first round of the 1994 NBA Playoffs and bowed out against the Utah Jazz in four games.
1995 34 Years Old Prior to the 1995–1996 NBA season, Rodman was traded to the Chicago Bulls of perennial scoring champion Michael Jordan for center Will Perdue and cash considerations to fill a large void at power forward left by Horace Grant, who left the Bulls prior to the 1994–1995 season. … Read More
He famously wore a wedding dress to promote his 1996 autobiography Bad As I Wanna Be. … Read More
On January 15, 1997, he was involved in an incident during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. … Read More
Led by the aging Jordan and Rodman (respectively 35 and 37 years old), the Bulls reached the 1998 NBA Finals, again versus the Jazz. … Read More


After a longer hiatus, Rodman returned to play basketball for the Long Beach Jam of the newly formed American Basketball Association during the 2003–2004 season, with hopes of being called up to the NBA midseason.
2004 - 2005 3 More Events
The return to the NBA never materialized, but on January 26, 2006, it was announced that Rodman had signed a one-game "experiment" deal for the UK basketball team Brighton Bears of the British Basketball League to play Guildford Heat on January 28, and went on to play three games for the Bears.
2008 47 Years Old In 2008, Rodman joined as a spokesman for a sports website, the brainchild of Mike Levy founder and former CEO of CBS … Read More
In 2009, he appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice. … Read More


2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
The marriage was officially dissolved in 2012 when Michelle Rodman again petitioned the court to grant a divorce.
2014 53 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The matchups were scheduled for January 8 (Kim Jong-un's birthday) and January 10, 2014. … Read More
2015 54 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 24, 2015, Rodman publicly endorsed Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. … Read More
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