Terry Foster, Detroit News staff writer
All eyes were on Dennis Rodman, the many-tattooed former basketball player turned disc jockey and pitchman.
He made his way through the crowd at a business expo in New York City, shaking hands and hugging fans.
A few feet away, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, a member of the cast on MTV's "Jersey Shore" who also was making an appearance at the event, wondered what all the excitement was about.
"He is the guy that used to wear wild hair when he played in the NBA," someone told her.
"He was on 'Celebrity Apprentice,'" someone else said.
"Oh, now I know who he is," she said.
One of the greatest rebounders and defenders in NBA history has turned into a sideshow for a new generation because of his wild antics, wild parties, relationships with Madonna and others, meltdowns on reality television and takedowns on the professional wrestling circuit.
On April 1 at The Palace, however, people who know Rodman expect the emotional, thoughtfulRead More »from Ex-Piston Dennis Rodman a one-of-a-kind force