North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP

Dennis Rodman’s North Korea trips brought scorn and ridicule but he deserves credit

  • Koryo Tours’ Simon Cockerell recalls when he watched NBA star serenade North Korean leader – and then help him propose
  • Rodman’s much criticised and often bizarre trips to the ‘Hermit Kingdom’ started off as a joke but he achieved more than most

Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaking at a basketball game in Pyongyang in 2013. Photo: AFP
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