- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Kobe Bryant: NBA MVP, 5-time NBA Champion — one-time Oscar winner? 

Bryant was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday for his animated short “Dear Basketball.” The short film is an animated version of the “Dear Basketball” poem he wrote for the Players’ Tribune in 2015. 

Disney animator Glen Keane directed the film and renowned composer John Williams conducted the score.  

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