Dennis Rodman

1961 - Today

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Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961) is an American former professional basketball player. Renowned for his defensive and rebounding abilities, his biography on the official NBA website states that he is "arguably the best rebounding forward in NBA history". Nicknamed "the Worm", he played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Rodman has received more than 25,915,515 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Dennis Rodman is the 8th most popular basketball player, the 1,165th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,055th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Basketball Player.

Dennis Rodman is most famous for his time spent playing in the NBA. He was a power forward for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers. He also played for the Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, and the Harlem Globetrotters.

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  • 26M

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  • 61.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among basketball players, Dennis Rodman ranks 8 out of 1,757Before him are Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, and Kobe Bryant. After him are Jerry West, Clyde Drexler, Dražen Petrović, Larry Bird, Svetislav Pešić, and LeBron James.

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Among people born in 1961, Dennis Rodman ranks 31Before him are Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Enzo Francescoli, Meg Ryan, James Gandolfini, and António Costa. After him are Andoni Zubizarreta, Tim Roth, Élisabeth Borne, Mylène Farmer, Dave Mustaine, and Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Among people born in United States, Dennis Rodman ranks 1,165 out of 20,380Before him are Gina Haspel (1956), Richard Winters (1918), Lloyd Austin (1953), Shia LaBeouf (1986), Tom Morello (1964), and C. Wright Mills (1916). After him are Jerry West (1938), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Roy O. Disney (1893), Susan Wojcicki (1968), Jackie Robinson (1919), and Noah Gordon (1926).


Among basketball players born in United States, Dennis Rodman ranks 8Before him are Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Bill Russell (1934), Magic Johnson (1959), and Kobe Bryant (1978). After him are Jerry West (1938), Clyde Drexler (1962), Larry Bird (1956), LeBron James (1984), Pat Riley (1945), and Julius Erving (1950).