Five-time NBA champion. Two-time NBA Finals MVP.
An NBA MVP. Eighteen All-Star Games. And … an Oscar?
Kobe Bryant's Dear Basketball on Sunday night won an Academy Award for the best animated short, a five-plus-minute film about his 2016 retirement from the NBA.
During his acceptance speech, Kobe addressed Fox News host Laura Ingraham's comments about LeBron and basketball players sticking to dribbling.
Kobe Bryant accepts #Oscar for Best Animated Short: "As basketball players, we're really supposed to shut up and dribble. But I'm glad we do a little bit more than that." https://t.co/lJd891ISOk #Oscars pic.twitter.com/5dLQ6CwRlB— ABC News (@ABC) March 5, 2018
Dear Basketball was written and narrated by Kobe and directed by Glen Keane, a Philly native best known for his work on Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Litte Mermaid and other Disney movies.
If you haven't seen it, you can do so by clicking here.
Eagles Fan Wins Oscar https://t.co/v1nnJTd4Jj— Enrico (@The700Level) March 5, 2018
One month ago today, the Eagles won the Super Bowl.