Rodman needs a psych eval.Kenneth Bae is a S. Korean born American citizen that has been
imprisoned by N. Korea for over a year now. No charges have been
filed. When he was arrested he had a computer disk w/ pictures of
starving N Korean children.
Rodman brought a team over to play the N. Koreans as a cultural exchange.
The current trip is Rodman's fourth to the isolated nation, part of a project he has described as "basketball diplomacy."
But the U.S. State
Department says that it has nothing to do with Rodman's visits to North
Korea and that attention should be focused on the brutality of Kim's
The NBA also distanced itself Tuesday from Rodman.
"The NBA is not involved
with Mr. Rodman's North Korea trip and would not participate or support
such a venture without the approval of the U.S. State Department," NBA
Commissioner David Stern said in a statement released by the league.
"Although sports in many instances can be helpful in bridging cultural divides, this is not one of them."
Edited by Tbaby - Jan 07 2014 at 11:09am