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Kobe Bryant Promotes "Dear Basketball" Animated Film On "GMA"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17

Retired Lakers G Kobe Bryant this morning appeared live in-studio on ABC’s “GMA” to discuss his animated short film “Dear Basketball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Roberts: ABC’s Michael Strahan asked, “How did you take something that wa...

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