'Kobe Bryant's Muse' documentary trailer released by Showtime

Showtime releases trailer for upcoming documentary 'Kobe Bryant's Muse'

On Friday, cable network Showtime released a trailer for their upcoming documentary, "Kobe Bryant's Muse."

"This isn't a film," says Bryant in the minute-long clip.  "I want to say something.  I [have] ... things I things I want to dive into and get off my chest.  I don't have the patience to sit and write a book, so I'll do it this way.

"What I found through the process was that it became more than a documentary. It became therapy on film."

Visuals show Bryant as a child, as a teenager playing basketball with his Lower Merion High School team, and as a Laker, recovering from Achilles surgery.

Bryant is an executive producer of the project but the All-Star guard told reporters in a July press conference, "Me as producer is only in title alone.  I'm not sure what producer even means."

The documentary will be released on Showtime in February.

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