This is real life.
If you haven't heard by now, Dennis Rodman has befriended Kim Jong Un, the President of North Korea, and is currently in the process of ending the second cold war before it even gets started. I mean, it's big news, but this is Rodman we're talking about - of course he's cutting off a potential nuclear holocaust with North Korea. Duh.
That's not the main story here. What is the main story you ask? Well that would be this blurb on the rules of basketball in North Korea that have surfaced in light of Rodman's basketball related trip to NK. Here is a paragraph from a 2006 San Diego Union Tribune article, which depicts Un's father (Kim Jong Il) as a huge NBA fan - and describes the..umm..interesting rules of the North Korean game.
...in North Korea, where basketball, with little contact with the outside world, has evolved like the tortoises in the Galapagos Islands. Chinese media have reported that the country even developed its own scoring system, with three poi...