Dennis Rodman Tapped for Hall of Fame

The man now known more for his antics off the basketball court gets his just due on the court.

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Dennis Rodman heads to Hall of Fame.

Legendary basketball player Dennis Rodman has been selected for the 2011 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Currently known for his off-the-court antics, Rodman was a beast on the court during his professional basketball career. He won five championship titles with the Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls.

Many thought that Rodman's colorful hair, tattoos and off-the-court shenanigans later in his career would keep him out of the Hall of Fame. Even Rodman admitted that he was surprised to be included in the 2011 class, stating, "It's just unreal." He added, "I looked at the way I am and thought I wouldn't get in."

We're wondering how the two-time Defensive Player of the Year could not get in the Hall of Fame, with earth-shattering rebound stats and five championship rings? Despite the publicity stunts, multiple arrests and dire need for attention, Rodman's game speaks for itself. His brilliance on the court cannot be denied or derailed by his off-the-court antics.

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