Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant was an American basketball player who spent his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. His poem, ‘Dear Basketball,’ was penned in honor of his time with the sport. It celebrated and announced his retirement. Bryant was a well-loved player and his poem has touched many who respect the sport.

Dear Basketball

‘Dear Basketball’ by Kobe Bryant depicts the poet’s love for the sport. He expresses his appreciation for basketball and how it made him into the person he became.


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