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While we are all part of the creative machine that keeps the NBA alive and well, the guys at ESPN most definitely lead the field with this NBA Finals commercial.
The imagery contained within this video conjures up many great memories of NBA Finals past. With precision and an artistic flair that should be celebrated, ESPN absolutely nails it with this one.
UPDATE: From ESPN’s YouTube page:
London-based animator Richard Swarbrick created a unique animation celebrating the best moments in NBA Finals history through art and music. He painted great plays from Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Tim Duncan, Julius Erving, LeBron James, and many others, immortalizing them as art, set against Mint Julep’s triumphant “Save Your Season.”
To see more of Richard’s work, visit his firm’s website: http://hotspurandargyle.co.uk/
For more about Mint Julep, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mintjulepmusic