Dennis Rodman to train North Korean basketball team for 2016 Olympics

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Monday September 9th, 2013

Dennis Rodman said he will train the North Korean basketball team for the 2016 Olympics. (AP Photo/Jason Mojica) 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.

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