Rodman, Kim Jong-un: Friends for Life?

    SPRINGFIELD, MA - AUGUST 12:  Inductee Dennis Rodman arrives to the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony on August 12, 2011 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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    Wow, this sounds like a wacky buddy comedy. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman reportedly told North Korean dictator that he “had a friend for life,” according to a delegation spokesman. Rodman and Kim watched an exhibition basketball game between players from the U.S. and North Korea play in mixed teams, Alex Detrick, a spokesman for the VICE media company told the Associated Press. It’s unclear what they discussed, but Detrick said that Rodman told Kim, “You have a friend for life.” Kim is said to be a die-hard basketball fan, and Rodman is in the country with three Harlem Globetrotters and a VICE television crew to film a documentary about life in North Korea for HBO.

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