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Remembering Dennis Rodman with the Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks Dennis Rodman (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks Dennis Rodman (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Mavericks fans may forget that Dennis Rodman ended his career playing in Dallas. Here is a look back at that brief stint in his Hall of Fame career.

Dallas Mavericks and NBA supporters worldwide are enamored with The Last Dance. With live sports on hiatus, everyone was tuning in to check out the documentary on Michael Jordan and 1998 Chicago Bulls. Some fans are getting their first taste of Jordan. For others, it is a look back at the GOAT.

The documentary delves into other key figures and moments of the Bulls run. The first two episodes, which aired on April 19, told tales on Scottie Pippen, coach Phil Jackson, and GM Jerry Krause. It discussed Jordan going off against the Celtics in 1986 playoffs. Dennis Rodman also figures to play a central role in upcoming episodes.

There are eight parts remaining. Each and every hour looks like gold for all basketball watchers at this moment.

Read. 5 players for Kristaps Porzingis to study during hiatus

The Dallas Mavericks finished 20-62 in that 1997-1998 season, but they beat the eventual champion Bulls. Michael Finley dropped 32 points to led the Mavs to the 104-97 overtime victory in Dallas.

Pippen had recovered from his surgery by that time. It was his 28th game of the season. MJ had 26 points on 24 shots. The Mavericks snatched the victory against one of the best teams in NBA history.

The other link from that 1998 Bulls team to the Mavs is Dennis Rodman. The Worm finished his Hall of Fame career in Dallas. Fans may forget his brief stint. Let us take a look back at Rodman’s NBA career and time with the Dallas Mavericks.

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