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Korean leader attends DPRK-U.S. basketball game

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DPRK leader Kim Jong Un with Dennis Rodman

The Korean News Agency reported Jan. 8 that Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other sports fans gathered at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium to watch a basketball game between a team of ex-NBA stars, including Dennis Rodman, and Korean players from the Hwaebul team.

According to the Korean News Agency report, “Kim Jong Un welcomed the American basketball players' visit to the DPRK and said that the game served as a good occasion in promoting the understanding between the peoples of the two countries.”

The Hwaebul Team beat the team of ex-NBA stars 47 to 39.

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