Rodman wants to organise basketball games between North Korea, US
NEW YORK CITY (AFP) - Just back from another visit with his new buddy North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman announced on Monday plans to organise friendship games between North Korea and the United States.
As per an agreement with Mr Kim, the first game will be on Jan 8, Mr Kim's birthday, and the other on the Jan 10, Rodman told a news conference in New York.
He also referred to Mr Kim as "the marshall".
"The marshall told me 'we want people to come here because we are not a bad country,'" the former Chicago Bulls star said. He returned from North Korea on Saturday after a week long visit.