Kobe Bryant To Write, Host & Produce New Basketball Show On ESPN

Kobe Bryant has another accomplishment to add to his ever-growing list basketball-related achievements. 

ESPN has partnered with Kobe’s studio, Granity Studios, to produce a new 15-episode basketball series called “Detail,” which will air during the second half the NBA season, concluding with The NBA Finals. Kobe will serve as a writer, producer and host the show.

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According to today’s press release, viewers will experience Kobe’s game observations as if he were one the players featured in an ESPN game played the night before. The goal the show is to help young athletes, players and coaches see the game in a different way, through the eyes the Black Mamba.

“Studying game film is how the best get better. It’s the university for a master’s degree in basketball,” Bryant said. “I learned how to study film from the best coaches all time—Phil Jackson and Tex Winter. Detail provides an opportunity to teach that skill to the next generation on large platform with ESPN.”

This isn’t the first time that Kobe’s Granity Studios have teamed with ESPN. In fact, it’ll be their third venture together.

During the 2016-2017 NBA season, Bryant partnered with the network for a limited run “Canvas City,” which aired on ESPN’s NBA Countdown show. This season, he has provided short packages to ESPN called MuseCage Basketball Network aka MBN, which has aired two its 10-episode commitment so far this season.

Bryant’s newest basketball analysis show, “Detail,” will premiere in March 2018 on ESPN.