Is Michael Jordan the GOAT? We know what we think after watching “The Last Dance,” but there’s no doubt about these basketball couples’ engagement rings: they’re clearly among the all-time greats.
We’ve binged “The Last Dance” and the truth is, we’ve got basketball on the mind. With no live sports currently in sight, who could resist revisiting those legendary plays? The giants on the court clearly don’t skimp on showmanship off the court, either. We’ve found NBA greats who have proposed with some seriously impressive bling. These NBA couples’ engagement rings are just like Michael: they turn it on, and never turn it off!
You’ve seen “The Last Dance,” now check out these NBA look-alike engagement rings:
Michael Jordan & Yvette Prieto
We love celeb engagement rings, but His Airness took proposing to the next level. The star of “The Last Dance” – proposed with a split-shank pavé stunner, graced with a clear-as-ice emerald-cut center diamond. Wow. Now that’s our kind of championship ring.
Split-Shank Engagement Ring
with Emerald-Cut Diamond
Scottie Pippen & Larsa Pippen
Scottie Pippen gifted more than a few diamond rings to his then-wife Larsa Pippen, and one of our favorites is definitely this unbelievably sparkly three-stone engagement ring with a HUGE 14 carat, pear-cut center diamond. And the best news is – you can score this lookalike for yourself.
Round-Cut Three-Stone Engagement Ring
Magic Johnson & Cookie Johnson
Magic & Cookie celebrated their 25th anniversary with a truly hefty ring featuring a 25 carat, emerald-cut center diamond. That’s one carat for each year of marriage. If you adore Cookie’s bling but, like us mere mortals, have your sights set on a diamond a few carats smaller, this lookalike ring is for you: the halo makes the center diamond look bigger than it actually is!
Vintage Square Halo Pavé Engagement Ring
LeBron James & Savannah Brinson
Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James proposed to high school sweetheart Savannah Brinson with a beautifully simple three-stone engagement ring. This star couple put their own unique twist on their engagement ring with diamond in a variety of trending shapes: a shining pear-shaped diamond flanked by two baguette-shaped diamonds for backup.
Pear-Shaped Tapered Baguette Engagement Ring
Steph Curry + Ayesha Curry
Another couple that goes way back is Steph and Ayesha, who first met each other in a high school church youth group. Excuse us for a second while our hearts melt. Ayesha’s diamond-encrusted engagement ring is totally #twinning with our sparkling Petite Pavé Crown ring.
Petite Pavé Crown Engagement Ring
Dwayne Wade + Gabrielle Union-Wade
This NBA/Hollywood power couple got engaged with a flat-banded solitaire engagement ring featuring a positively enormous, 8.5-carat cushion-cut diamond.
Fun fact: cushion-cut diamonds display impressive fire and, thanks to their many facets, hide inclusions particularly well.
Cushion-Cut Flat Edge Solitaire
Got that celeb craze? You’ll want to check out these star-studded lineups:
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