610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

Sports

Rodman Returning To North Korea, With Others

View Comments
Featured Items

77820352_8Reluctantly Jumping On The Clowney Bandwagon

77820352_8O'Brien: "We Will Draft A Quarterback"

77820352_8Hot Cheerleaders - Funny Faces

77820352_8Some College Cheer

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8What Is The WORST Series Finale?

77820352_8What Is The BEST Baseball Movie?

77820352_8Nun Stuns All On The Voice Italy, Breaks YouTube Record

77820352_8Conan O'Brien Fires Off On Houston

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
(Photo credit  WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and he says he will bring a team of former NBA players with him.

Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un — in which he held the leader’s newborn baby — Rodman announced plans to stage two exhibition games there in January.

Touting his friendship with Kim Jong Un and criticizing President Barack Obama for not talking to him, Rodman says Monday he will go back to North Korea in December to help select local players for the game. He hopes to have stars such as former Chicago teammate Scottie Pippen and Karl Malone play.

Rodman, holding a cigar and wearing the shirt of a vodka company and a hat of a betting one that is funding the event, says Kim Jong Un has asked him to train his players to compete in the 2016 Olympics and offered to allow the Hall of Famer to write a book about him.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus