Kobe Bryant has been nominated for an Oscar for 'Dear Basketball,' the short film based on his retirement letter

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  • The nominations for the 90th Oscars were announced on Tuesday and NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the nominees.
  • Bryant’s short film, “Dear Basketball,” was nominated for “Best Animated Short Film.”
  • The film is an animated version of the letter Bryant wrote to announce his retirement.

Among the many accolades on Kobe Bryant’s resume, he can now add another one – Academy Award nominee.

The nominations for the 90th Oscars were announced on Tuesday morning and Kobe Bryant’s short film, “Dear Basketball,” was among the nominees for “Best Animated Short Film.”

The film is an animated version of the letter Bryant wrote for “The Players’ Tribune” announcing his retirement from basketball.

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Here is a trailer for the film. The entire film can be seen at go90:

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