Kobe Bryant could be adding more hardware to his trophy case this weekend. The Oscar nominations were revealed today and Kobe Bryant along with filmmakers Glen Keane and John Williams were nominated for the animated short film Dear Basketball.
The short film was shown during Kobe’s jersey retirement ceremony and is based on a poem Kobe wrote for the Players Tribune. The film debuted at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival to rave reviews which eventually led to Oscar buzz and the eventual nomination.
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