Miami, Florida – Days before Christmas, NBA superstar Dwayne Wade finally fell down to his knees in front of his long time girlfriend Gabrielle Union proposing an engagement, with a toppling announcement that the event was the biggest prize of his life.


Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, afterwards, posted photos on their social networking accounts Twitter and Instagram on the much awaited proposal.


Hours before the renowned team Miami Heat celebrated their Christmas party, the nine-time All Star player of the team proposed to the movie and television actress.

Wade, mentioning her fiance’s username in the photo social networking portal Instagram, posted a picture of his long time girlfriend’s finger wearing the 8.5 carat, cushion-cut diamond ring captioning it with “she said YES!”

Also, Gabrielle Union, who starred in the movies Bad Boys II, and Bring It On, did the same of spreading the big news of her engagement on her Twitter and Instagram accounts. She captioned the posts: “Sooooo this happened … #Yessss.”


Consequently, Wade’s team mates gave their warmest congratulations to their priceless prized guard, who became a treasured member during the past championships with the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 2006.

Miami Heat’s managing director Micky Arison and Chris Bosh’s wife Adrienne also said something about the engagement on Twitter.


However, the couple never mentioned details further about the upcoming marriage. One thing is clear; it will be the second time around for both to be married. Wade is expected to talk in the next few days.


Turning 32 on January 17, Wade was married before to Siovaughn Funches but faced a bitter filing of divorce on 2007 and settling it on 2010. While Gabrielle, 41 years old, was previously married to former National Football League player Chris Howard but they divorced in 2006 ending a 5-year lasting marriage.


Earlier this year on July, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant also proposed to WNBA player girlfriend Monica Wright. While on September, LeBron James, Wade’s team mate, was finally married to long time girlfriend Savanna Brinson in San Diego, California.


Source: KickerDailyNews