Hoops player pulls off epic ‘Love & Basketball’ style proposal

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Alex Johnson knew what he was doing.

And it was all in his plan that his girlfriend Brey Dorsett had no clue.

Johnson, affectionately known as “Superman” to his friends and family,  plays professional basketball in Canada for the Saint John Mill Rats. On Wednesday, he set up an epic surprise marriage proposal that looked like a scene straight from Love & Basketball. 

Playing 1-on-1 in front a gym full of teammates and friends, Johnson takes Dorsett to the basket twice for an early 2-0 lead. On his third drive to the hole, Johnson goes down with an “injury.” He clutches his right leg near his shorts pocket.

A few friends rushes to his aid, while Dorsett stands over him, unsure of how to react.

And then Johnson takes out the ring, and you know what happened next:

Dorsett, who played college hoops at UNC Greensboro and Johnson C. Smith University, showed off her rock on Instagram:

💍 I have found the one whom my soul loves | Song of Solomon 3:4

A photo posted by Brey Dorsett (@breyschoice) on

Congratulations to the almost-newlyweds.