Top 10 Most Famous Dennis Rodman Quotes on Life and Basketball
13 Funny and Controversial Dennis Rodman Quotes that Actually Make Sense
Dennis Rodman Short Biography
Born 13 May 1961, in Trenton, New Jersey, United States, Dennis Keith Rodman is a former American basketball player and is considered to be one of the best defensive players of the NBA.
Coming from a low-income family, Rodman became a nighttime janitor right after high school to support himself. It was during this year that Rodman grew an incredible 12 inches, this enabled him to rethink a career in basketball.
He spent one semester at Cooke County College and in that year, he averaged 17.6 points and 13.3 rebounds per game. Rodman would go on to transfer colleges but continued to play college basketball.
Dennis Rodman was selected for the 2nd round in the 1986 NBA Draft and would join the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons would win 52 games that year and enter the 1987 playoffs.
In the 1989-1990 season, Rodman was awarded the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, for his outstanding rebounding skills. In the next season, Rodman established himself as the Detroit Pistons’ starting small forward.
Dennis Rodman admits to having contemplated suicide in February 1993 following a rocky divorce and lackluster performance with the Detroit Pistons. He details his account in his biography As Bad As I Wanna Be (1996).
In 1998, Rodman won his 5th NBA Championship with the Chicago Bulls.
He retired from the NBA in 2000 focusing his time on a career in film and wrestling. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 4, 2011.
- The Complicated Evolution of Dennis Rodman – ESPN
- Dennis Rodman’s Road to the NBA – Detroit Free Press
- How Dennis Rodman Went from Homeless to NBA Legend – Insider
Here are the best Dennis Rodman quotes so you can be inspired to achieve your dreams regardless of your past or social background.
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