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In this image released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed by the Korea News Service, former NBA star Dennis Rodman, third right, visits the Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang in North Korea Friday, March 1 2013. Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders." (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

In this image released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed by the Korea News Service, former NBA star Dennis Rodman, third right, visits the Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang in North Korea Friday, March 1 2013. Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders." (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

Dennis Rodman befriends Kim Jong-un

March 3, 2013

Dennis Rodman, former NBA star, said he returned

from North Korea with a message from its leader Kim Jong-un for

President Barack Obama - "call me. "Korea's KCNA reported that a mixed basketball game of visiting U.S. basketball players and North Korean players was held at Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium on February 28.