Maya Moore is known for getting hers.

From darting drives to the basket to drilling jumpers from deep, there isn't anything the WNBA star can't do on the court. Recently, she gave one of the biggest assists of her storied career when she partnered with Make-A-Wish and ESPN to make high school freshman Ariya Smith's dream of meeting her come true. Smith is suffering from systematic lupus, a condition that causes the body's immune system to attack itself. Painful attacks can occur at any moment. 

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But Smith hasn't stopped pursuing her goal of playing in the league her favorite player dominates. She was named a starter on her high school's varsity squad. 

Meeting Moore, whom Smith described as the "girl Michael Jordan," was satisfying for both of them. Like Bill Clinton, shaking John F. Kennedy's hand as a youth, Moore had a transcendent moment when she met former WNBA standout Cynthia Cooper when she was 8. 

ESPN W chronicled Moore and Smith's interaction, which began in Smith's hometown of Thornton

, Colo., and ended up in Minnesota where the Smith got to practice with Moore's team, the Lynx. On game day, Smith was introduced as an honorary starter. She sat directly behind the team's bench during the game and the Lynx dedicated their performance to her. 

"She's just been through so much, and she's going to continue to go through so much," Smith's mother, Renee Walker, said. "She just does not let nothing defeat her." 

Watch the segment, which originally aired on ESPN's "SportsCenter," in the clip below, but grab some tissue first. You might get a little misty-eyed.