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Michael Jordan engaged to model girlfriend

Former NBA professional Michael Jordan got engaged to his girlfriend, Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto, his rep confirmed to the Associated Press on December 29, 2011. Jordan and Prieto had been dating for three years before the basketball player proposed over the Christmas weekend. Jordan, who currently owns the Charlotte Bobcats, was previously married to Juanita Vanoy between 1989 and 2006. They have three children, Jeffrey Michael, 23, Marcus James, 21, and Jasmine, 19. (Pictured: In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, basketball great Michael Jordan and his girlfriend Yvette Prieto arrive for a celebrity dinner at Beso inside Crystals in City Center Thursday, March 31, 2011. Celebrities are in Las Vegas for the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas.) (Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)
December 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Call it another slam dunk for Michael Jordan. The basketball legend is engaged.

The Charlotte Bobcats owner proposed to longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto over Christmas weekend.

He has been dating the Cuban-American model for three years.

A wedding date has not been set.

Jordan's first marriage to Juanita Vanoy ended in 2006 after 17 years. They have two sons, Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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