Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ Wins Oscar For Best Animated Short

Kobe Bryant has scored again.
The retired Laker took home the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for Dear Basketball, his love letter to the game he played so well in the NBA for 20 years. Created on the eve of his retirement from the Los Angeles Lakers, the short is narrated by Bryant and describes his love for the game, which began when he was a young child, and continued on to an all-time professional career. Bryant describes how he and basketball have given…

Kobe Bryant has scored again. The retired Laker took home the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for Dear Basketball, his love letter to the game he played so well in the NBA for 20 years. Created on the eve of his retirement from the Los Angeles Lakers, the short is narrated by Bryant and describes his love for the game, which began when he was a young child, and continued on to an all-time professional career. Bryant describes how he and basketball have given…