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Dear Basketball (2017)

An animated telling of Kobe Bryant's poem 'Dear Basketball'.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins. See more awards »

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On November 29, 2015 Kobe Bryant penned a letter in the Players' Tribune announcing his retirement from basketball at the end of that season. This film is the visualization of that letter, narrated by Kobe, scored by John Williams and animated by Glen Keane. Written by kbvsmj23

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With his Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for Dear Basketball (2017), Kobe Bryant is the first professional athlete and NBA player to be nominated for and win an Academy Award. See more »

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Kobe Bryant: As a six year old boy deeply in love with you, I never thought the end would come, I only thought of myself running out there.
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Featured in Golic and Wingo: Episode #1.71 (2018) See more »

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Great...But Missing Someone
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Where's Harry Potter...I can't find him. Which part was he at? Also...It tastes like plastic...


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