Connecticut Solar stars DeWanna Bonner and Alyssa Thomas are engaged to be married, the gamers and staff introduced Friday on social media.
Thomas posted a photo displaying her getting down on one knee and presenting a hoop to Bonner, with the caption “FOREVER”. The staff reposted the image with the caption “Finest. Information. Ever. Alyssa Thomas and DeWanna Bonner are ENGAGED,” together with emojis of an engagement ring and a coronary heart.
The pair has been public about their relationship since 2021. Messages searching for remark from them and the staff weren’t instantly returned Friday.
Each appeared in final week’s WNBA All-Star recreation. Thomas, who got here to Connecticut in a draft-day commerce in 2014, is averaging 14.8 factors, 9.5 rebounds and eight assists per recreation. Bonner, in her 14th WNBA season, is averaging 18.1 factors and 5.1 rebounds.
The Solar (16-6) beat Atlanta at residence on Thursday and play the Dream once more on Saturday in Georgia.
There have been different publicized off-the-court relationships within the WNBA, together with the pairing of New York Liberty guard Courtney Vandersloot together with her former Chicago Sky teammate Allie Quigley. Liberty star Breanna Stewart met her spouse, former WNBA participant Marta Xargay, whereas they have been enjoying collectively in Russia.
Bonner additionally has two daughters, six-year-old twins Cali and Demi, together with her ex-wife, former WNBA star Candice Dupree.