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Dennis Rodman in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea -- Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman met North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Thursday on the third day of his improbable journey to Pyongyang, telling the leader "You have a friend for life," a delegation spokesman said.

Rodman and Kim sat side by side at an exhibition game in Pyongyang on Thursday, chatting as they watched players from North Korea and the U.S. play in mixed teams, Alex Detrick, a spokesman for the New York-based VICE media company, told The Associated Press.

Rodman later addressed Kim before a crowd of thousands, telling him, "You have a friend for life," Detrick said.

The encounter makes Rodman the most high-profile American to meet with the young North Korean leader, said to be a diehard basketball fan, and comes at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test just two weeks ago, making clear the provocative act was aimed at sending a warning to the United States.

Rodman, three players from the professional Harlem Globetrotters exhibition team, and a VICE television crew are in Pyongyang to shoot a documentary about North Korea for HBO.

Thursday's game in a packed gymnasium ended in a 110-110 draw, with two Americans playing on each team alongside North Koreans, Detrick said.


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how can a basketball game end in a draw? alm: p
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how can a basketball game end in a draw? alm: p
I'm pretty sure in some European leagues in the 80s the draw existed.
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That's pretty cool. Good hospitality shown by the North Koreans.
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mother****er u ain't got no time to ask question when u play around crazy ass people with guns.

When they say it's game over, then the game is ****ing over.

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99% chance Rodman was the only American in North korea at the time

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99% chance Rodman was the only American in North korea at the time
Seems unlikely considering the article says he was there with 3 Harlem Globetrotters & a film crew

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Chinese media report that North Korea has developed its own scoring system for the game: three points for a dunk, four points for a three pointer that doesn't touch the rim, and eight points for a basket scored in the final three seconds. (This rule is ... intriguing? The endings of North Korean basketball games must be cutthroat!) A missed free throw means minus-one point.

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That sounds way more interesting

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Ruins the game completely. A team could be way worse the whole game, say down 90-83, and score a layup in the final three seconds and win?

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then they should allow the key to be a no-foul zone, where if you dare to drive to the hoop you have Charles Oakley deck you
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Ruins the game completely. A team could be way worse the whole game, say down 90-83, and score a layup in the final three seconds and win?
Who are you to doubt the Supreme Leader?

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missed free throw being -1 point is an interesting idea...if NBA would implement this it would make Dwight Howard the worst player in the league.

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