Dear Basketball, From the moment. I started rolling my dads tube socks. And shooting imaginary. Game-winning shots. In the Great Western Forum. I knew one thing was real: I fell in love with you. A love so deep I gave you my all. From my mind & body. To my spirit & soul. As a six-year-old boy. Deeply in love with you. I never saw the end of the tunnel. I only saw myself
Dear Basketball BY KOBE BRYANT NOV 29 2015 EDITIONS United States Global About Athlete Application Careers JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER 1/26/20, 8:48 PM Page 1 of 5. And ...
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Summary of Dear Basketball. ‘Dear Basketball’ by Kobe Bryant is a moving poem that was written as an announcement of the Lakers star’s retirement from basketball. The letter, which is in the form of a poem, separated into stanzas, takes the reader through Bryant’s emotional connection to the game.
Kobe's "Dear Basketball" letter begins with memories of Bryant rolling up his dad's socks and using them as mini basketballs. (As of this writing, the "Dear Basketball" letter written by Kobe has crashed the site where it was published, but find links Kobe's "Dear Basketball" letter below.) "Kobe Bryant.
His 2017 film, "Dear Basketball," won the award for best animated short at the 2018 Academy Awards. Watch the short film below. The film's script was based on the retirement announcement Bryant wrote for The Players' Tribune.
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This lesson guides students through an annotation, analysis, and creative response to Kobe Bryant’s 2015 retirement poem, ‘Dear Basketball’.‘Dear Basketball’ is a moving meditation not just on sport but also on aging and the necessity of change. The poem is all the more poignant due to the tragic pa
This OSCAR and EMMY Award-winning short film brings Kobe Bryant’s renowned retirement poem to life as stunning, hand-drawn animation. The film embodies Kobe’s love, passion, and gratitude for the game and celebrates the importance of dreaming big, hard work, and perseverance. Directed and animated by OSCAR-winning Disney legend Glen Keane, and scored by iconic, OSCAR-winning composer John Williams.