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Balancing Act: How to channel your grief over Gianna Bryant and her teammate into helping other girls play basketball

Gianna Bryant's hoop dreams were well and truly documented.

Maybe you've seen the clip. It's been in wide circulation since the 13-year-old was killed Sunday morning in a helicopter crash with her dad, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and seven others. In the clip, Kobe Bryant is on Jimmy Kimmel's show. Kimmel asks if Gianna wants to play in the WNBA. Her dad says, "She does for sure." He talks about fans approaching him when he's out with Gianna and telling him he needs to have a son to carry on his legacy.

"She's like, 'I got this,' "

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