Kobe Bryant writes and directs video on guarding LeBron James in first of six-part ESPN tie-up
Kobe Bryant dissects LeBron James' game in the first video of a six-part series his company Kobe Inc made with ESPN. Jaime Campos

KOBE Bryant remains passionate and dedicated to the game of basketball even in retirement.

The latest video he helped create, and even narrated, wrote, and directed himself where he dissected the game of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James proves just that.

The NBA legend recently came out with the first installment of his ‘Canvas’ documentary, a six-part series between his company, Kobe Inc. and ESPN that will feature different topics about the NBA.

The first episode ‘Guarding the Greats’ was released on Christmas Day, with Bryant sharing pointers on how to guard James. The debut was made in time for the Christmas matchup between James’ Cavs and Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant.

Watching between clips of NBA greats, Looney Tunes characters and video game intros, one can sense Bryant’s passion and keen attention to detail that were key parts of how he prepared- mentally and physically- during his 19-year career.

Bryant, a 12-time All-Defensive Team member, talked about how analyzing and understanding one’s opponent, from his past to his on-court habits, can bring certain advantages in the clip that’s almost six minutes long.   

Watch the video below to see for yourself, via NAK Basketball:


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