Marriage proposal is slam-dunk at Games

AFP  | Published: 00:05, Apr 09,2018 | Updated: 23:43, Apr 08,2018


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 team-mates. 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.

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