NBA: Retired five-time champion Rodman charged in hit and run

first_imgSmart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports If convicted on all charges, the five-time NBA champion and seven-time NBA rebound champion faces a maximum of two years in county jail.Rodman, 55, will be arraigned on January 20, 2017.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentPolice say that in the early hours of Sunday morning, Rodman drove a sport utility vehicle north in the southbound carpool lane of Interstate 5 in Santa Ana and drove head-on toward a sedan, causing the driver of that vehicle to swerve into a dividing wall to avoid a collision with Rodman’s vehicle.Police say Rodman did not exchange information with the other driver and fled the scene before police arrived. Rodman became best known for his outrageous behavior and appearance — tattoos, body piercings and dyed hair among his trademarks — during an NBA career that lasted from 1986 to 2000, including titles with Detroit in 1989 and 1990 and alongside Michael Jordan with the Chicago Bulls from 1996-1998.Rodman was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011 and finished his NBA career with 6,683 points, 11,954 rebounds and 1,600 assists.After his NBA career, Rodman played in Mexico, Britain, Finland and the Philippines. He promoted gambling websites, vodka and backed US President-elect Donald Trump’s bid for the White House, having appeared with him on the television show Celebrity Apprentice.Rodman also made three notable visits to North Korea within 12 months in 2013 and early 2014, meeting leader Kim Jong-un and bringing a team of ex-NBA players for exhibition games against North Korea’s national team, one on Kim’s birthday. CBBADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Dennis Rodman speaks with fellow US basketball players during a team meeting at a Pyongyang, North Korea, hotel Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. APLOS ANGELES, United States — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was charged with hit and run and property damage Monday for driving the wrong way on a freeway and causing a car crash, police said.Rodman was charged with misdemeanor counts of hit and run with property damage, driving a motor vehicle across a divide, giving false information to a police officer and driving without a valid license.ADVERTISEMENT Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND EDITORS’ PICK Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol towncenter_img We are young Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise F2 spells trouble for Army View commentslast_img

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