Just as Gianna made Kobe show a loving and caring side, Kobe had a major impact on Gianna’s life. Kobe drove Gianna to be a strong and motivated young woman, in a world with racial and gender inequality. She was very strong and mature for her age, and just like her father, grew very motivated to become a great basketball player. His hard work and motivation existed in Gianna as if they were the same person, because he spent so much time working with her and helping her develop as a basketball player and a person.