Kobe Bryant's personal ode to his love of the game

Directed by Academy Award-winning Disney animator Glen Keane and scored by Oscar-winning composer John Williams, Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball” is an animated short based on his retirement announcement poem.

The hand-drawn film is Bryant speaking directly to the game of basketball, conveying his gratitude, love and passion for the sport he dominated in a legendary 20-year career.

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