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Kobe Bryant's "Dear Basketball" Animated Short Elicits Academy Award Nomination

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 18

KOBE BRYANT  "is up for an Academy Award" in the animated short category for his collaboration with artist GLEN KEANE  and composer JOHN WILLIAMS  on " DEAR BASKETBALL ," according to Craig Nakano of the L.A. TIMES. The short "won its nomination" for Keane's animation of a letter w...

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