NBA Star Kevin Love and SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock Are Engaged
"I couldn't be happier to have been asked to be a Love," Kate Bock said
Kevin Love and Kate Bock are engaged!
On Sunday, the NBA star, 32 and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model announced their engagement on Instagram, along with black-and-white photos from Love's proposal.
"Well, this was the best birthday surprise I could have ever imagined. I couldn't be happier to have been asked to be a Love. Heart bursting all day & night," Bock shared. In her post, the bride-to-be shared a close look at her diamond engagement ring.
Bock, who has made several appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue since 2013, celebrated her 33rd birthday the night before getting engaged.
Many of Bock's famous friends, including Camila Alves McConaughey and Zac Posen, congratulated her in the comments section. "Omg congrats beautiful!" fellow SI cover star Olivia Culpo wrote.
"'Souls tend to go back to who feels like home.' My Fiancé. The Joy of My Life," the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward wrote in his own post.
Love's former teammates LeBron James and Tristan Thompson shared congratulatory messages. "Congrats my brother!!!" the Los Angeles Lakers star wrote.
The couple met in 2016 after a photoshoot in New York with the same photographer, who introduced them, according to the New York Post.
Recently, Love and Bock welcomed Architectural Digest into their New York apartment.
Due to a calf injury, Love has only played two games in the current season and has not played in a NBA game since Dec. 27.