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DENNIS RODMAN: NBA Accomplishments List-Awards and Records

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Awards


Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2011

5-time NBA Champion: 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998

2-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year: 1990, 1991

IBM Award: 1992

8-time NBA All-Defensive Selection

First Team: 1989-93, 1995, 1996
Second Team: 1994
2-time All-NBA Third Team: 1992, 1995

2-time NBA All-Star: 1990, 1992

Ranked #48 on the 2009 revision of SLAM Magazine's Top 50 Players of All-time

 

 

NBA regular season leader


Rebounding: 1992 (18.7), 1993 (18.3), 1994 (17.3), 1995 (16.8), 1996 (14.9), 1997 (16.1), 1998 (15.0)

Offensive rebounds: 1991 (361), 1992 (523), 1993 (367), 1994 (453), 1996 (356), 1997 (320)

Defensive rebounds: 1992 (1,007), 1994 (914), 1998 (780)

Field goal percentage: 1989 (.595, 316-531)

 

NBA records
Regular season


Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebounding: 7 (1991–92-1997–98)

Oldest player in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding: 36 years, 341 days on April 19, 1998

Seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds: 3 (1991–92, 1993–94, 1997–98)

Broken by Kevin Garnett in 2005–06
Rebound percentage, career: 23.4%

Rodman also holds all conceivable records for both offensive and defensive rebound percentage.
Rebound percentage, season: 29.7% (1994–95)

Rodman holds seven of the top ten rebound percentage seasons in NBA history.
Seasons leading the league in rebound percentage: 8 (1990–91-1997–98)

Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebound percentage: 8 (1990–91-1997–98)

Highest career rebounds per game average since 1973: 13.1 (11,954/911)

Highest average, rebounds per game, in a season since 1972: 18.66 (1991–92)

Rodman holds the top five rebounding seasons since 1979
Rebounds as a bench player, game: 25, San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers, January 22, 1995

Tied by John Henson, Milwaukee Bucks at Orlando Magic, April 10, 2013, and by JJ Hickson, Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers, February 25, 2014
Offensive rebounds as a bench player, game: 14, San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers, January 22, 1995

Rodman played 35 minutes. These two records pertain to games played since the 1980–81 season, but most likely hold true for all of NBA history.
Broken by JJ Hickson, Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers, February 25, 2014
Only player since 1973 to record 1,500 rebounds in a season: 1,530 (1991–92)

One of five players in NBA history to record 1,530 rebounds in a season

Joining Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Jerry Lucas, and Bob Pettit
One of six players in NBA history with multiple seasons averaging 18 rebounds per game

Joining Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Jerry Lucas, Nate Thurmond and Bob Pettit
One of two players in NBA history to record 500 offensive rebounds in a season: 523 (1991–92)

Moses Malone achieved this in three seasons.
One of three players in NBA history with multiple seasons of 400 offensive rebounds: Three seasons (1991–92, 1993–94, 1997–98)

Moses Malone had six seasons and Larry Smith had two seasons.
One of three players in NBA history to record 1,000 defensive rebounds in a season: 1,007 (1991–92)

Joining Elvin Hayes in 1973–74 and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975–76


Playoffs


Offensive rebounds, career: 626

Broken by Shaquille O'Neal on May 15, 2003

NBA Finals


Offensive rebounds, game: 11, twice

11, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7 and 16, 1996
Tied Elvin Hayes's mark of 11 set on May 27, 1979
Seattle SuperSonics had 12 offensive rebounds as a team on June 16, 1996
Offensive rebounds, half: 7, second half, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7, 1996

Offensive rebounds, quarter: 7, third quarter, Chicago Bulls vs. Seattle SuperSonics, June 7, 1996

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