Dennis Rodman said Kim Jung-un has asked him to train the North Korean Olympic squad. (AP Photo/Jason Mojica)
Dennis Rodman will be training the North Korean basketball team for the 2016 Olympics, Rodman announced during a press conference in New York on Monday.
The former NBA forward visited Pyongyang for the second time in six months last week to meet with North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un. Rodman also plans to stage two exhibition games in North Korea next year with a team of former NBA players. Rodman hopes to stage the first exhibition game on Jan. 8, 2014, which is Kim's birthday.