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Rockets' Sam Dekker, girlfriend engaged

Announcement made on Instagram; See the ring

Rockets player Sam Dekker proposed to ESPN sideline reporter Olivia Harlan.
Rockets player Sam Dekker proposed to ESPN sideline reporter Olivia Harlan.


The Rockets may be out of the playoffs, but one player has a reason to celebrate. Forward Sam Dekker proposed to his girlfriend, and she said yes!

Dekker and ESPN sideline reporter Olivia Harlan have been an item since last year. Now they are officially engaged.

Harlan posted a video on Instagram on Sunday. The video shows Dekker briefly, then ends on a shot of her ring.

The caption to her post says it all: "I've been stupid in love with this guy since day 1. he asked me to be his wife last night❤️ that means I can cry from laughing and poke his dimple forever. I thank God everyday for bringing me this perfect man."

As of Tuesday, the Instagram post had been viewed more than 57,000 times.