Add another accomplishment to Kobe Bryant’s illustrious resume: Oscar winner.
Bryant took home an Academy Award in the animated short film category Sunday for his work as the executive producer of Dear Basketball. The piece journeys through Bryant’s basketball career, starting when he was a child and venturing into his stardom with the Los Angeles Lakers.
It was nominated for the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, alongside Garden Party, Lou, Negative Space and Revolting Rhymes.
Bryant was nominated with animator Glen Keane, who is known for his work with Disney on films such as The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast.
Dear Basketball is based on the poem the Lakers great wrote in 2015 for the Players’ Tribune.

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