facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Rodman attends reception in his honor

April 1, 2011 at 4:16 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 1 (UPI) -- Dennis Rodman attended a reception in his honor ahead of the planned retiring of his No. 10 Detroit Piston's jersey during Friday night's game against Chicago.

Rodman arrived at the Ginopolis Restaurant in Farmington Hills at 8:30 p.m. Thursday for the reception in his honor ahead of Friday's halftime ceremony at The Palace of Auburn Hills, the Detroit Free Press reported Friday.

"I thought it was an April Fools' joke when they called me about it the first time," Rodman said. "I was shocked. I don't think I should have my jersey retired because I was probably the fifth most important guy on those teams."

"I was little nervous about coming back at first," he said. "But it's great seeing everybody."

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges
2
Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave of absence
3
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
4
Cornhuskers collide with Hurricanes
5
Zygi Wilf: 'We made a mistake'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback