North Korean TV shows ex-NBA star Rodman touring Pyongyang
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 01:11
Feb. 28 - North Korea's state media shows video of former American NBA star Dennis Rodman and members of the Harlem Globetrotters touring Pyongyang as guests of the North Korean government. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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North Korea's state media showed on Thursday (February 28) video of former American NBA star Dennis Rodman and his party touring Pyongyang.
KRT said they had visited the Triumphal Arch and the Juche Tower in the capital on Thursday (Feb 28).
Rodman, famed for his tattoos, piercings and radical hair color from his time on court with NBA teams including the Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls, arrived in North Korea on Tuesday (February 26) to shoot some hoops and a documentary to be aired on HBO in April.
Thirty-year-old North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who has launched two long-range rockets and carried out a nuclear test during his first year in power, is reported to be an avid NBA fan and had pictures taken with players from the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers during his
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