Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar for “Dear Basketball” Film, Slips “Shut Up and Dribble” Jab Into Acceptance Speech

Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar for “Dear Basketball” Film, Slips “Shut Up and Dribble” Jab Into Acceptance Speech

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[ad_1] Kobe Bryant can add another huge accomplishment to his resume: Oscar winner! He’s already won an NBA MVP, two Finals MVPs, Five NBA championships, three Olympic gold medals and now he’s won an Academy Award—something few probably would have ever expected from him during his basketball career. The retired NBA star took home the highly coveted golden statue Sunday night (Mar. 4) in the animated short film category for his work as a writer and the executive producer of “Dear Basketball.” The 5-minute movie, which was also narrated by Bryant, is based on a poem he wrote for The Players’ Tribune in 2015 announcing his retirement from basketball. In his acceptance speech, Bryant made it a point to slide in a little dig at Fox News host Laura Ingraham…
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