How did Tom Smithburg sneak Dennis Rodman out of the United Center?


PHOTO: Former Detroit Piston Dennis Rodman gestures while addressing the media during a press conference at The Palace before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Friday, April 1, 2011, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Rodman, who won two NBA Championships with the Pistons in 1989 and 1990, is being honored with the retirement of his No. 10 jersey during a half-time ceremony. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

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WGN Radio’s Mark Carman and Jordan Bernfield talk to former Bulls Media Relations staff Tom Smithburg shares the story of sneaking Dennis Rodman out of the United Center, Phil Jackson’s roll in “The Last Dance”, and what made him allow Mark Carman to cover the team in 1998.


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