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Dear Basketball – Kobe Bryant with animation

By |2019-05-09T11:58:08-07:00January 28th, 2018|Video|

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, Dear Basketball takes the letter that Kobe Bryant penned on the eve of his retirement announcement and mixes it with the magic of a custom John Williams score and legendary animator Glen Keane. The letter by itself is amazing, but [...]

When we first met I was just a kid

By |2015-11-30T14:31:38-07:00December 2nd, 2015|Poems|

Many people read the poem that Kobe Bryant posted to The Players's Tribute announcing his retirement.  But those people who were lucky enough to be at the Staples Center that night received a more personal message. When we first met I was just a kid. Some of you took me [...]

Dear Basketball

By |2015-11-30T14:27:05-07:00December 1st, 2015|Poems|

"This season is all I have left to give." @kobebryant pens a letter to basketball: https://t.co/hu5CUoXHhJpic.twitter.com/1ogKdH7buP — The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) November 29, 2015 Kobe Bryant took to The Players' Tribune on November 29th to announce that this was his last season.  In a beautifully penned poem to the game [...]

Kobe Bryant speaking on Michael Jordan

By |2014-12-04T10:01:34-07:00December 4th, 2014|Quotes|

Domenic Gareri / Shutterstock.com As Kobe Bryant gets set to pass Michael Jordan on the NBA's All Time Scoring list, he was asked this week his reflections on playing against Jordan. "Aggression.  It's not one game or one play, in particular; it's just his aggressiveness.  It takes a [...]