WATCH: This video of Kobe Bryant speaking about his daughter, Gigi, is breaking our hearts

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Kobe Bryant attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards. (Getty Images)
Kobe Bryant attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards. (Getty Images)

With the news that American basketball player Kobe Bryant and his daugther, Gigi (13), have died in a helicopter crash still so raw, this interview where he speaks to Jimmy Kimmel is breaking our hearts.

In the interview Kobe says that when fans asked him if he would like a son to carry on his basketball legacy, his daughter Gigi would personally respond saying, "Oi, I got this!"

He also chats about coaching his daughter's basketball team.

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