In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a public court in Pyongyang, North Korea. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea with VICE med

 

              In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a public court in Pyongyang, North Korea. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea with VICE med
In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a public court in Pyongyang, North Korea. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea with VICE media company - tattoos, piercings, bad-boy reputation and all. The American known as "The Worm" is set to arrive Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Pyongyang, becoming an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)