Jackie Young was among Gianna Bryant’s favorite players

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) In a video from our sister station KLAS from a Las Vegas Aces game in May 2019, Kobe Bryant’s late daughter Gianna expressed her fandom for Princeton native Jackie Young.

In the interview, Gianna calls Young one of her “favorite players”.

Young took to social media after the passing of Gianna and Kobe Bryant, retweeting the video and posting it on her Facebook page. A Jackie Young fan page also included a statement from Young.

Jackie Young was drafted 1st overall by the Las Vegas Aces last year.

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(This story was originally published on January 28, 2019)

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