English basketball star Jamell Anderson proposes to girlfriend, she accepts

Apr 09, 2018, 08:31 IST | AFP

Jamell Anderson lured Georgia Jones, who plays for England's women's team, to the centre of the court on Australia's Gold Coast with the help of teammates

Jamell Anderson and Georgia Jones
Jamell Anderson and Georgia Jones

An English basketball player stunned his girlfriend by proposing on-court at the Commonwealth Games — but happily, she accepted. Jamell Anderson lured Georgia Jones, who plays for England's women's team, to the centre of the court on Australia's Gold Coast with the help of teammates.

Jamell Anderson and Georgia Jones

He then surprised her by getting down on one knee, producing an engagement ring and popping the question. "I had absolutely no idea," Jones, 28, said.

"He told me I was just getting a picture taken." "I'm just in shock," a tearful Jones added, struggling to articulate her emotions. "I'm pretty speechless myself and I knew it was happening," said husband-to-be Anderson, 27. "It's been on my mind for a while. So now I can just play basketball."

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