PIC: Knicks' Star Amar'e Stoudemire Is Engaged to Alexis Welch

Celebrity News Jun. 3, 2012 AT 6:15PM
Amar'e Stoudemire proposes to Alexis Welch. Amar'e Stoudemire proposes to Alexis Welch. Credit: Courtesy of Amar'e Stoudemire

She said "Oui!"

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Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks captain, proposed to the mother of his three children, Alexis Welch, in Paris on Saturday.

After the couple spent the day taking a private tour of Paris, the six-time NBA All-Star popped the question outside their penthouse Le Meurice Hotel Belle Etoile Royal Suit overlooking the Eiffel Tower.

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"I have been planning my proposal for a while and overlooking the entire Paris skyline seemed like a perfect place. I am so happy she said yes and now we can continue to build our life together as husband and wife," Stoudemire, 29, said in a statement to Us Weekly from Paris.

Welch's engagement ring was designed by Stoudemire with Los Angeles-based celebrity jeweler Shayan Afshar.

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The couple met in 2002 and plan to say "I do" in 2013.

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