Olympics 2018

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ movie

The clip I chose for you was filmed at The Hollywood Bowl – a live reading by Kobe with accompaniment by composer John Williams (of Star Trek soundtracks fame).  This was the way Kobe chose to tell his team he was leaving the game.  In the retirement ceremony, the Lakers retired not one, but both, of his numbers, which means that no other players can ever use them.  A fine tribute for a fine player: