Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Dwayne Adway portrays Dennis Rodman in this biographical drama that begins with Rodman as a Dallas teen, follows him to college where he confronts racism, and then traces his NBA ascendancy (Detroit Pistons to San Antonio Spurs), ending with his 1995 leap to the Chicago Bulls. Rodman himself is intercut between scenes to comment on plot highlights. The screenplay was adapted by John Miglis and Gar Anthony Haywood from the book Badd As I Wanna Be by Rodman and Tim Keown. Filmed in Toronto, this drama premiered February 8, 1998 on ABC.

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basketball, racism, sports, teenagers