WNBA Star Brittney Griner Engaged to Girlfriend Glory Johnson: See Proposal Picture

Celebrity News Aug. 16, 2014 AT 2:00PM
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson WNBA star Brittney Griner is engaged to her girlfriend Glory Johnson, the athlete confirmed via Instagram on Friday, Aug. 15 Credit: Courtesy Brittney Griner; Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images (inset)

She said yes! WNBA player Brittney Griner proposed to her girlfriend Glory Johnson on Friday, Aug. 15, and announced the news by sharing the couple's proposal picture via Instagram.

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"Last Night was a Night to Remember. I became the happiest person on this earth!" Griner, 23, wrote. "(Almost pass[ed] out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life!"

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Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson
Credit: Courtesy Brittney Griner

Griner looked nervous as she got down on bended knee to ask fellow WNBA star Johnson, 24, for her hand in marriage. Family and friends of the couple took photographs during the special moment. (Griner is a two-time WNBA All-Star for the Phoenix Mercury. Johnson is currently playing for the Tulsa Shock.) 

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Three days before proposing, Griner gushed about her now bride-to-be. "Ugh!!!!!!! Missing my baby! @missvol25 she came in my life and I was taken over from first sight!" she wrote on Aug. 13. "You are everything baby!"

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