This Former Basketball Wives Star Just Got Engaged With The World’s Most Romantic Proposal

Mazel tov!

Congratulations are in order for former Basketball Wives star Gloria Govan! The mom of two is officially engaged to her longtime boyfriend, New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher.

According to TMZ Sports, the proposal went down on April 7th, but the happy couple waited a few weeks to share the news. Fisher reportedly planned for Gloria’s friends to keep her busy with a girl’s day while he decorated their house with flowers, candles and all things romantic. When she arrived back at home, he popped the question surrounded by tons of friends and family including their children. Sounds like a beautiful night, indeed.

Derek and Gloria’s relationship, which began in 2015, initially got off to a controversial start. If you recall, Gloria was previously married to now-retired basketball player Matt Barnes, who happened to be Fisher’s teammate on the Los Angeles Lakers. The news of his ex’s budding relationship led to an altercation at Gloria’s home (a situation Kanye West used for inspiration on his song “30 Hours“.) Barnes has since forgiven Gloria and gone along with the relationship for the sake of their twin sons, Isaiah and Carter. Fisher also has two children from a previous marriage.

After the happy news broke, Barnes promptly issued a public statement congratulating his ex-wife. “Despite not seeing eye to eye w Derek he and I are on the same page and communicate weekly about Isaiah and Carter,” he revealed on Instagram. “With that being said congrats on the engagement!”

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Now that’s what we call blended family goals. Congratulations Gloria and Derek on the union!

Get into these sweet couple pics Gloria and Derek throughout their relationship.

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