• Watch Kobe Bryant's Oscar-Winning Short Film 'Dear Basketball'

    7 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Kobe Bryant 's Granity Studios has released his Oscar -winning short Dear Basketball online in honor of the star athlete's devastating death. Clocking in at approximately five-and-a-half minutes, Dear Basketball is based on a poem of the same name that Bryant wrote in November 2015 for The Players' Tribune to announce his retirement from the NBA. Acting as a love letter to basketball, he retells his early passion for the sport - the blood, sweat, and tears he put in - and the eventual farewell to his life as a professional ballplayer. "You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream/And I'll...
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  • Kobe Bryant to Be Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame

    Kobe Bryant to Be Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame

    7 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Kobe Bryant , who tragically passed yesterday morning, will be honored amongst NBA greats later this August. The legendary basketball star - known for his competitive prowess and immeasurable skill - will be immortalized in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame later this year. As shared by NBA journalist Shams Charania, the Massachusetts-based museum and hall of fame will induct Bryant as part of the organization's 2020 class. “Expected to be arguably the most epic class ever with Kobe, Tim Duncan , and Kevin Garnett ,” HOF chairman Jerry Colangelo shared. “Kobe will be honored...
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