American Anthems
August 22, 2017


Dear Basketball is an ACADEMY AWARD® winning animated short film that brings Kobe Bryant’s renowned retirement poem of the same name to life in a whole new way. Directed by Academy-Award winning Disney animator, Glen Keane, and scored by OSCAR® winning composer, John Williams, the hand-drawn film speaks directly to the game of basketball, and conveys Kobe’s gratitude, love, and passion for the sport before leaving it behind.