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How Dennis Rodman molded his game, from a 8.1 ppg scorer to rebounder, for Michael Jordans Bulls

Dennis Rodmans legendary career was built on his defensive and rebounding abilities, but the eccentric NBA player could also score. The Chicago Bulls second three-peat is largely attributed to Michael Jordan, but it would not have happened without Dennis Rodman. Rodman is arguably basketballs greatest rebounder and hustler and is a two-time Defensive Player of The post How Dennis Rodman molded his game, from a 8.1 ppg scorer to rebounder, for Michael Jordans Bulls appeared first on The SportsRush.

Dennis Rodmans legendary career was built on his defensive and rebounding abilities, but the eccentric NBA player could also score. The Chicago Bulls second three-peat is largely attributed to Michael Jordan, but it would not have happened without Dennis Rodman. Rodman is arguably basketballs greatest rebounder and hustler and is a two-time Defensive Player of the Year and a five-time champion. Even after switching teams, he led the league in rebounding for seven consecutive years. Rodman was a major force in the paint in the 1990s, outrebounding certain 7-foot centers despite his 6-foot-7 stature. Phil called me the best player he has ever coached. Dennis Rodman on Phil Jackson (Via Full Send Podcast ) pic.twitter.com/jQKj2Rb7fH NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) September 2, 2021 Dennis Rodman, who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011, is regarded as a basketball savant whose stories are still told today. He has nearly twice as many career rebounds as points. He is the ideal model for any player who gives his all on the court and has an impact on a championship team without scoring any points. But was Rodman really not a great scorer? Also, read Bronny James, your dad would have dunked it left-handed: $17M Skip Bayless slams LeBron James son Dennis Rodman was an all-around basketball player and was a genuine scorer as well Rodman is the most dominant rebounder of his generation. He is also one of the games most formidable defensive forces. Rodman, at 66 and 220 pounds, had Michael Jordans body but Bill Russells rebounding skills. Its incredible to think of someone his size averaging 18.7 rebounds per game over the course of a season. Not to mention previous seasons in which he averaged 18.3, 17.3, 16.8, and 16.1 rebounds! Rodman averaged double figures in rebounding in every season he played more than 26 minutes per game. The only criticism leveled at Rodmans game is that he was not a great scorer. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Micah Lancaster (@micah_lancaster) He was never a shooter and never averaged more than 11.6 points per game. Throughout his illustrious career, he averaged only about 12 points per 48 minutes. On average, he shot the ball about five times per game. When he did shoot, he made 52 percent of his shots go through the hoop. Rodman averaged 11.6 points per game on 56% shooting in his second season in the league before averaging more than 10 rebounds per game. He averaged 25 points per game in college. Many people like to use Rodman as an example for kids to show them that they can rebound or role their way to the top. Consider that Bill Russell averaged about 15 points per game and is regarded as a consensus top-10 player of all time by NBA experts. Also, read While Montrezl Harrell faces felony charges for marijuana, Draymond Green is passing it out at his wedding: NBA Reddit calls out hypocrisy regarding marijuana legalization in the U.S. The post How Dennis Rodman molded his game, from a 8.1 ppg scorer to rebounder, for Michael Jordans Bulls appeared first on The SportsRush.

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