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Dennis Rodman retires from coaching after two games and $80,000

Feb 24, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT

The Eastern Basketball League is a winter league that plays on weekends. It exists, I promise. It’s got a Wikipedia page and everything. It’s legit. Or as legit as it can be.

Turns out, in an attempt to garner some interest and ticket sales, the owner of the Elmira Bulldogs (they have a logo and everything!) decided to try and drum up some dough by bringing in former Piston/Bull/Spur/Madonna beau Dennis Rodman in to “coach” the team. Rodman coached two games (going undefeated!), and being paid $40,000 per contest before ‘retiring’ undefeated.

As NBAtoday.net points out, this plan wasn’t exactly gold to begin with. The Bulldogs would have had to charge $130 per ticket to break even on the deal. The owner is concerned that this debacle may have sunk the franchise, and that perhaps Elmira is just a “hockey town.”

Hey, good news, he didn’t strip naked or do anything else insane at center court. Though again, maybe that would have put some butts in some seats.

  1. bunbun - Feb 24, 2010 at 6:02 PM

    This guy/athelete Rodman far exceeds the talent and abilities of Ternell Owings, Tigger Wood and Donovan McNabb. Perhaps he should coach in the NFL. Dungy could get him an interview and quite possibly the job.

  2. AJ - Feb 24, 2010 at 10:03 PM

    lol what the hellare you talking about moron

  3. rab - Feb 24, 2010 at 11:40 PM

    clearly AJ has never been nor could ever understand being a athelete. atheletes no matter what sport understand the sacrifice it takes to win world titles.

  4. Lashundas motherin-laws friend - Feb 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM

    He was drinkin all night with pooh pooh, again.

  5. humpty is a dirty old man - Feb 26, 2010 at 12:02 PM

    Dude, stop talking with balls in ya mouth.

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