North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrated his 31st birthday on Wednesday by watching a basketball game played in his honor and featuring players from the country Kim has often threatened to obliterate.
The game had elements of comedy and farce. According to news reports, high-profile former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman bowed to Kim, whom he has called a “friend for life,” before tip-off, and serenaded him with “Happy Birthday.”. . .