Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball National Basketball Association (NBA) player of the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, he was nicknamed ƒ??Dennis the Menaceƒ? and ƒ??The Wormƒ? and was known for his fierce defensive and rebounding ability. Playing small forward in his early years before becoming a power forward, Rodman earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven times and was voted NBA Defensive Player of the Year twice. He also led the NBA in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years and won five NBA Championships (1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998).