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Young was Gianna Bryant’s favorite player

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Trae Young never shared an NBA floor with Kobe Bryant, but the two still built a relationship early in Young’s career. The two met in large part because Young was Bryant’s daughter Gianna’s favorite player. Kobe attended three NBA games during the 2019-20 season, and two of them were Young’s. 
That made Bryant’s death in January of 2020 that much more emotional for Young. Kobe was close with several NBA players, but Young also had to grieve the loss of Gianna. On the day of their helicopter accident,…

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