Bryant’s first project, an animated film called “Dear Basketball,” debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York over the weekend. It was one of 57 short films that screened at the festival. On Good Morning America on Monday, Bryant talked about the role basketball played in his life and the part it played in his film. He said he was lucky to make the movie with Disney animator Glen Keane, who directed the film, and composer John Williams.
On Wednesday, Nike released a documentary-style ad, “Come Out of Nowhere,” starring Antetokounmpo. The ad told the story of Antetokounmpo’s family life in Greece, and how he worked to help out his parents who immigrated to Greece from Nigeria before playing basketball.
Game 2 of the NBA playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors was the highest-rated Bucks game everon FOX Sports Wisconsin. After Saturday’s thrilling win, Tuesday night’s nail-biter generated a 7.80. In the Milwaukee market, one rating point represents 8,868 households; resulting in 69,170 households tuning in for Tuesday’s game. The postseason interest builds on the Bucks’ 2016-17 regular-season ratings, which were the team’s highest since 2009-10. FOX Sports Wisconsin saw a 21 percent increase from the 2015-16 season.
ESPN shared an NBA playoffs promo video the day before the games begin, and it is fantastic. No, it doesn’t include Pitbull. It’s set to Kendrick Lamar’s new single Humble, which will be the song that you’ll hear throughout the games on ESPN.