Dads With Daughters Will Love This Christmas Ad from Dick's Sporting Goods

Growing up around a basketball hoop


In this holiday spot from Dick's Sporting Goods, part of the chain's "Gifts That Matter" campaign, a father buys his young daughter a basketball hoop, presumably for Christmas. Through the years, it becomes part of the family's daily life and a focus of neighborhood activity during pickup games, parties and even bittersweet goodbyes.

There's a basic truth at the core of the minute-long clip—from Anomaly—that makes it especially appealing and, for most, I assume, instantly relatable.

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