New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson is now engaged to girlfriend Allie Marks. The couple made the news public after Brunson proposed to her on the basketball court at Adali E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
There are white roses on the hard floor and candles nearby in the shape of a heart. An 8-foot-high arch filled with flowers can be seen in front of the candles.
“Forever,” the Kicks guard posted on Instagram alongside a picture of him bonding with Mark. His fiancee uploaded the gym photo below with the caption: “You’re a lifetime.
The couple returned to Lincolnshire for Brunson’s sophomore Hall of Fame induction.
Brunson first met while playing basketball at his school. At the end of his junior season, the young star was named the 2014 Illinois Men’s Basketball Gatorade Player of the Year.
Knicks guard Jalen Brunson is engaged to his Stevenson High School girlfriend, Allie Marks.
In addition to winning the Gatorade Player of the Year during his senior season, he also won the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year and was selected to participate in the 2015 Jordan Brand Classic. He also helped lead the Patriots to the IHSA Class 4A championship.
By ESPN, at the end of his senior season, Brunson was ranked 16th overall in the nation on the network’s 2015 Top 100 Recruiting List.
Brunson’s father, Rick, played nine seasons in the NBA. Rick played for eight different teams, so he was always moving his family around the country. Before finally settling in Lincolnshire, Brunson moved seven times.
As for Jalen Brunson, he was selected 33rd overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA Draft. He played his first four seasons with the team.
Last season, in 79 games, the guard averaged career highs of 16.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per contest.
Brunson scored a career-high 41 points in Mayricks’ 110-104 Game 2 win over the Utah Jazz in the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs.
After Dallas lost in five games to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, Brunson decided to hit the open market this offseason. In the year On July 12, 2022, the guard signed a four-year, $104 million contract with the Knicks.
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