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Nicole Hoopz Alexander: Hoopz Engaged to Shaquille O’Neal?

Boston Celtics newly signed basketball player Shaquille O'Neal talks with the media at a news conference on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, in Waltham, Mass. (AP Photo / Greg M. Cooper)

Shaquille O’Neal, the new Boston Celtics center, proposed to his girlfriend Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander on Monday night.

The couple along with a few friends had dinner at the Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine and Hookah Lounge in St. Louis when O’Neal popped the question.


According to Sam David, the owner of the lounge, O’Neal brought a chair into the middle of the dance floor and put a ring on Alexander’s finger.

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Alexander was on the VH1 reality shows Flavor of Love and I Love Money. She was the winner of Flavor of Love season one and also won the grand prize for I Love Money.

O’Neal is recently divorced from his wife Shaunie Nelson. They were married for seven years and the couple had four kids together.

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