Bulls’ Gilmore, Rodman, Winter Headed to Basketball Hall of Fame

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Former Chicago Bulls Artis Gilmore, assistant coach Tex Winter and Dennis Rodman are part of the Hall of Fame class of 2011.

Rodman did all the dirty work, and was the leading rebounder and defender on of three Bulls NBA championship teams, (96-98).  He played in 199 regular season games with the Bulls and averaged 5.2 ppg, a franchise-best 15.3 rpg and 2.8 apg.

He led the NBA in rebounding three straight years, and his single-season rebounding averages of 14.9 rpg in 1996, 16.1 rpg in 1997 and 15.0 in 1998 rate as the three top rebounding averages in franchise history.  He was also known for his “colorful” personality.

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