Updates? Most Rebounds in a tournament: 95, 1985 (this is one shy of the all time NAIA record of 96). Jason Caffey: He was just different. Offensive rebounds, half: 7, at Houston Rockets.

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a major professional basketball league in North America. Dennis Rodman, in full Dennis Keith Rodman, byname the Worm, (born May 13, 1961, Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.), American professional basketball player who was one of the most skilled rebounders, best defenders, and most outrageous characters in the history of the professional game. Rodman holds seven of the top ten rebound percentage seasons in NBA history. Retired NBA legend John Salley played in the NBA for 11 years suiting up for the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers. While scoring a shade over 7 points during his career, Rodman averaged 13.1 rebounds per game for his career and lived his best life on those late 90s Chicago Bulls teams. Unquestionably he played a vital role in the last three of the Bulls’ six NBA titles during the Jordan dynasty of the 1990s. He was a key part of two National Basketball Association (NBA) championship teams with the Detroit Pistons (1989–90) and three with the Chicago Bulls (1996–98) and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. Rodman’s contributions were much more marginal during his final stops in the NBA: 23 games with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1998–99 season and 12 games with the Dallas Mavericks in 1999–2000. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Dennis-Rodman, Dennis Rodman - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up). In a recent conversation with the Scoop B Radio Podcast, Rodman’s former Chicago Bulls teammate, Jason Caffey tells me that The Worm was ahead of his time in marketing and more. Dennis Rodman wrestles with Dallas Page at WCW Bash at the Beach. Before getting into Dennis Rodman history, I want to start with where he is today. Rodman holds the top five rebounding seasons since 1979, Rodman played 35 minutes. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. 10 Jersey retired by Southeastern Oklahoma St, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2011, 5-time NBA Champion: 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year: 1990, 1991, Ranked #48 on the 2009 revision of SLAM Magazine's Top 50 Players of All-time, Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017, Rebounding: 1992 (18.7), 1993 (18.3), 1994 (17.3), 1995 (16.8), 1996 (14.9), 1997 (16.1), 1998 (15.0), Offensive rebounds: 1991 (361), 1992 (523), 1993 (367), 1994 (453), 1996 (356), 1997 (320), Defensive rebounds: 1992 (1,007), 1994 (914), 1998 (780), Field goal percentage: 1989 (.595, 316-531), Most rebounds in an NAIA tournament game: 32, Southeastern Oklahoma vs. St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.), 1986 "Rodman also had 46 points" [1], At the end of Rodman's college basketball career he ranked 2nd in career points, 1st in Rebounds, 1st in steals, and 1st in blocked shots(career steals and blocks have since been broken). More specifically: Rodman was of the best rebounders to ever play in the NBA. “In Detroit even though he was older than me, Dennis was the youngest guy on the squad because he didn’t have more life experiences than me,” John Salley told me on Scoop B Radio. Bulls coach Phil Jackson and the team’s superstar Michael Jordan overlooked his behaviour, but Rodman always seemed to rise to the occasion on court, especially when a key rebound was needed. Offensive rebounds, game: 12, at Houston Rockets. Dennis Rodman, American professional basketball player who was one of the most skilled rebounders, best defenders, and most outrageous characters in the history of the game. In no way shape or form was he crazy but he has his own ways to do things. Most Rebounds in a game: 32, Southeastern Oklahoma vs. Cameron(regular season), 1986; Southeastern Oklahoma vs. St. Thomas Aquinas, 1986(playoffs); Most Rebounds in a season: 605, 1984-85 - Rodman also holds the #2 (510) and # 3 (392) spots. I told you some things that could be possibly true because I suffer from some of it. Following his tenure with the Pistons, Rodman played briefly with the San Antonio Spurs (1993–95) before moving on to the Bulls. I can’t go into analyzing him psychologically because I’m not a doctor but what you and I spoke on yesterday.

Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz (R) shoots over Dennis Rodman (L) of the Chicago Bulls during 1997 NBA Finals. Most Career Rebounds: 1507, 1983-86 - This was achieved in 3 seasons, the #2 spot is more than 500 rebounds behind in 4 seasons. Most Rebounds in a tournament: 95, 1985 (this is one shy of the all time NAIA record of 96). He was later briefly married to Baywatch television actress Carmen Electra (his second marriage), and at one point, clad in a bride’s gown, he staged a wedding with himself. At times, when Rodman’s mood swings made his behaviour seem uncontrollable, even his admirers suspected a breakdown was near. To Salley, Rodman’s transformation was like night and day.“It was like he had eaten an apple that made him see what life was like,” he said.

11, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7 and 16, 1996, Seattle SuperSonics had 12 offensive rebounds as a team on June 16, 1996, Highest field goal percentage, season: .595 (316-531) (, Rebounding average, season: 18.7 (1,530/82) (, Rebounds, game: 34, vs. Indiana Pacers, March 4, 1992, Rebounds, half: 21, second half, vs. Indiana Pacers, March 4, 1992, Offensive rebounding average, season: 6.4 (523/82) (, Offensive rebounds, game: 18, vs. Indiana Pacers, March 4, 1992, Offensive rebounds, half: 11, second half, vs. Indiana Pacers, March 4, 1992, Offensive rebounds, quarter: 6, fourth quarter, vs. Indiana Pacers, March 4, 1992, Defensive rebounding average, season: 12.34 (765/62) (, Defensive rebounds, game: 22, at Sacramento Kings, March 14, 1992, Offensive rebounds, game: 10, at Chicago Bulls, May 28, 1990, Broken by Ben Wallace (11, at Orlando Magic, April 27, 2003), Offensive rebounds, half: 6, first half, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 28, 1991, Offensive rebounds, quarter: 6, first quarter, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 28, 1991, Rebounding average, season: 17.3 (1,367/79) (, Rebounds, game: 32, vs. Dallas Mavericks, January 22, 1994, Rebounds, half: 20, first half, vs. Dallas Mavericks, January 22, 1994, Rebounds, quarter: 15, third quarter, vs. Golden State Warriors, February 26, 1995, Offensive rebounding average, season: 5.7 (453/79) (, Offensive rebounds, quarter: 8, fourth quarter, at Indiana Pacers, January 22, 1995, Defensive rebounding average, season: 11.6 (914/79) (, Defensive rebounds, game: 23, vs. Dallas Mavericks, January 22, 1994, Defensive rebounds, half: 13, first half, vs. Dallas Mavericks, January 22, 1994, Rebounding average, career: 15.0 (255/17) (. It was founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). When the final verdict on the Rodman enigma arrives, however, his strange, powerful personality will likely take precedence over mere statistics. Rebounds, game: 22, vs. Los Angeles Lakers.

When Dennis picked it up, he was unstoppable because he was still able to get his rebounds one-on-one because when he’s in the triangle, if he’s in the lane with just one or two other people in there with him, they weren’t going to beat him for the rebound.”, Dennis Rodman’s Chicago Bulls Mental State Revealed by Ex Bulls Teammate, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Colorful hair, rockstar lifestyle, painted nails and more, Rodman headlined the Chicago Bulls’ big 3 that included Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan and was coached by Phil Jackson. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students. He was a key part of five NBA championship teams and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. Yet for all his charisma, controversy, bizarre behaviour, and off-court trips in and out of reality, two facts will stand out clearly amid the confusion surrounding Rodman’s NBA career. Dennis Rodman joined Hulk Hogan for an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" just three days after the Chicago Bulls won the NBA championship in 1998. Moses Malone achieved this in three seasons. Powered by. He would just let him flow. Rodman always used his brain. More subdued but coming into his … [2], Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebounding: 7 (1991–92-1997–98), Oldest player in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding: 36 years, 341 days on April 19, 1998, Seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds: 3 (1991–92, 1993–94, 1997–98), Rebound percentage, season: 29.7% (1994–95), Seasons leading the league in rebound percentage: 8 (1990–91-1997–98), Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebound percentage: 8 (1990–91-1997–98), Highest career rebounds per game average since 1973: 13.1 (11,954/911), Highest average, rebounds per game, in a season since 1972: 18.66 (1991–92), Rebounds as a bench player, game: 25, San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers, January 22, 1995, Offensive rebounds as a bench player, game: 14, San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers, January 22, 1995, Only player since 1973 to record 1,500 rebounds in a season: 1,530 (1991–92), One of five players in NBA history to record 1,530 rebounds in a season, One of six players in NBA history with multiple seasons averaging 18 rebounds per game, One of two players in NBA history to record 500 offensive rebounds in a season: 523 (1991–92), One of three players in NBA history with multiple seasons of 400 offensive rebounds: Three seasons (1991–92, 1993–94, 1997–98), One of three players in NBA history to record 1,000 defensive rebounds in a season: 1,007 (1991–92), One of two players in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding with three different teams (Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls)[3], Offensive rebounds, half: 7, second half, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7, 1996, Offensive rebounds, quarter: 7, third quarter, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7, 1996, List of National Basketball Association career rebounding leaders, List of National Basketball Association season rebounding leaders, List of National Basketball Association players with most rebounds in a game, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_career_achievements_by_Dennis_Rodman&oldid=972336143, Career achievements of basketball players, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, tied with Ken Remley, West Virginia Wesleyan vs. Whittier (Calif.), 1959, Most Field goals made in a game: 21, Southeastern Oklahoma vs. Bethany Nazarene, 1985, Highest Field Goal percentage in a game: .917 (11-12), Southeastern Oklahoma vs. Texas Wesleyan, 1983.

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