Brittney Griner Engaged to Fellow WNBA Player Glory Johnson

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 11:  Basketball player Brittney Griner attends the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Hilton San Francisco - Union Square on May 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by John Medina/WireImage)

Brittney Griner Engaged to Fellow WNBA Player Glory Johnson

It's love and basketball for the two athletes.

Published August 16, 2014

It's a match made in basketball heaven. Brittney Griner is engaged to her fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, the couple announced via Instagram on Saturday. 

Griner, a best-selling author and the first openly gay player to recieve an endorsement deal from Nike, posted a photo of herself proposing to Johnson on bended knee, with a ring in her hand. “Last Night was a Night to Remember(,) I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life!” she posted.

Johnson, a forward for the Tulsa Shock, also posted a photo of Griner in bed with the engagement ring resting on her shoulder.

Congrats to the happy couple! is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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