Shaquille O'Neal Engaged To Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander?

Shaquille O'Neal attends the Disney ABC Television Group's Summer TCA party at the Beverly Hilton on August 1, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. David Livingston/Getty Images

Shaquille O'Neal on Aug. 1, 2010 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS) Looks as though VH1 reality star Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander may have to join "Basketball Wives" following a romantic proposal Monday night.

PICTURES: Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander

The "I Love Money" reality show winner, who is dating the new Boston Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal, reportedly got a marriage proposal from  the basketball star while having dinner with friends in St. Louis.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, O'Neal took Alexander and friends to Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine and Hookah Lounge for dinner. Lounge owner Sam David believes that is where O'Neal may have popped the question.

"I think he may have proposed to his girlfriend," Sam David told the newspaper. "He brought a chair into the middle of the dance floor and he put a ring on her finger."

O'Neal has had a busy summer already, airing the second season of his own TV show "Shaq Vs." and learning Hebrew.

  • Devon Thomas

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