Jalen Brunson will begin his first season with the Knicks as a future married man.
The 26-year-old level guard introduced his engagement to girlfriend Ali Marks on Tuesday, sharing candy pictures of the couple’s intimate proposal on Instagram.
“Forever,” Brunson captioned one put up, which featured the twosome smiling as Marks wore her dazzling new ring.
Marks, a Northwestern University alum and bodily therapist, additionally posted a pair of snapshots from the engagement, which appeared to happen within the gymnasium of Stevenson High School – Brunson’s former highschool in Illinois, the place he was lately inducted into the college’s Hall of Fame.
“You are a lifetime,” Marks wrote on her web page Tuesday.
In the pictures, Brunson — who agreed to a $104 million cope with the Knicks in June — is seen on one knee in entrance of Marks because the couple is surrounded by candles and a adorned archway.
Longtime sweethearts, Brunson and Marks have been relationship since their highschool days, with each often sharing snaps of their romance on social media. Over the summer season, Marks commemorated the second Brunson made his four-year union with the Knicks official.
Captioning the put up with three coronary heart emojis, representing the Knicks’ blue, orange and white coloration scheme, Marks is seen posing subsequent to Brunson and his new jersey at Madison Square Garden in late July.
Earlier within the month, Brunson and Marks traveled to “paradise,” the place they celebrated his subsequent NBA chapter in a tropical locale.
A Villanova product, Brunson was initially chosen thirty third general within the 2018 NBA Draft by the Mavericks, enjoying in Dallas for 4 seasons.
Brunson and the Mavericks reached the Western Conference Finals in the course of the 2021-22 season however had been defeated by the Warriors, who went on to win the championship in June.