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PHOTOS: Dennis Rodman’s N. Korean basketball game

PHOTOS: Dennis Rodman’s N. Korean basketball game

DENNIS THE DIPLOMAT: Dennis Rodman says he went to North Korea to play basketball and nothing more. He bowed before leader Kim Jong Un before leading the players in singing "Happy Birthday" to him.

Dennis Rodman took other former NBA stars to Pyongyang, North Korea for an exhibition basketball game against the North Korean team, reportedly to celebrate the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman sparked controversy during an interview with CNN about his trip and his relationship with Kim Jong Un.

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