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Kobe Bryant death: Trae Young wears No. 8 to honor Lakers star, scores 45 points on 24 shot attempts

Kobe Bryant death: Trae Young wears No. 8 to honor Lakers star, scores 45 points on 24 shot attempts

Young suited up on Sunday and honored the Black Mamba in multiple ways: 'He was with me tonight'

Kobe Bryant was the favorite player of millions of NBA fans, but a member of his own family had taken on a current player as her new favorite in recent years. Gianna Bryant, Kobe's daughter, considered Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young to be her favorite player.

The elder Bryant attended only three games this season. Two of them involved Young. After one of them, Kobe took Gianna to meet her favorite player. On Sunday, both Kobe and Gianna Bryant tragically died in a helicopter accident in California. The news shook the entire basketball world, but Young was especially devastated following his meeting with the Bryants.

…This S*** can’t be real… this the first moment I was able to meet Gianna Maria, she’s been to only 3 games this year… 2 of them were mine… She told me I was her favorite player to watch

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