Free fall

Alonzo Spellman called himself the Last Halas Bear. Lost bear is more like it.

Updated: March 15, 2013, 11:54 AM ET
By Donnell Alexander | ESPN The Magazine

This story appeared in ESPN The Magazine's Sept. 21, 1998, issue. Subscribe today!

" I MEAN," Pooh whispers intensely, "They let Dennis act like he does, with his weird ass!" A pretty, rail-thin black waif with facial tattoos, Pooh talks in put-upon terms of Alonzo Spellman's exile. "Dennis" is Dennis Rodman, that other Chicago athlete with dyed hair, a striking entourage and a more than passing interest in women's fashion. But Rodman's life, for all its posturing and cross-dressing, ...

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