You may be well aware of the fact that is WNBA star Skylar Diggins has long been in a relationship with Daniel Smith. But did you know when exactly they started dating?


According to sources, they started dating in 2011 so that makes, 6 years this year. So is basketball star Skylar Diggins currently engaged to her boyfriend, Daniel Smith? Stay with us, Skydiggs fans.

Skylar Diggins aka Skydiggs Engaged, Says Twitter Posts

You might have previously heard of the Instagram war between Sky’s boyfriend, Daniel Smith and a guy named, Drake that continued quite some period of time in the year 2014.

As said, ESPYs host, Drake appeared to have an obsession with WNBA star Skylar Diggins. Skylar was a former point guard for Notre Dame and acclaimed worldwide recognition when she played for Notre Dame Fighting I.

[ CAPTION: Skylar Diggins ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

That said, back to our topic. However, Skylar did not share the mutual feeling. There was even a video that showed the 27-year-old beauty had no whatsoever feelings for this guy.

So initially Drake started off the war with Smith by posting a series of pictures of Skylar Diggings on his Instagram account which got Daniel fueled.

So this might have got him insecure and eventually led him to purpose his longtime girlfriend, Skylar Diggins. 

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[ CAPTION: Skylar Diggins with her boyfriend ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Daniel Smith who had been a Notre Dame football player, therefore, posted a picture of him and his girlfriend, Skylar getting close on his Instagram targetted to Drake.  


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How could Drake remain silent? In response to Daniel’s post, Drake uploaded a picture of him wearing a jersey that said Diggins, which actually is Skylar’s jersey number.  

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But it did not end there. In Drake’s defense, he told that he did so only because he “appreciates her as a player” followed by reciting her a poem,  titled “Can I Dig In?” 

Following this event, the former National Gatorade Player of the Year asked what she could do to end Drake’s unending love for her? Drake asked for the obvious thing, a kiss from her. What did do you think Tige Diggins Jr aka Sky did?

See for yourself.

So you see why former Notre Dame football player, Daniel Smith might have felt the urge to propose her? So the answer to the big question is Yes, Daniel Smith did propose Skylar Diggins in June 2016.

[ CAPTION: Skylar Diggins with her boyfriend ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

In fact, the 25-year-old American football player got down on one knee and proposed her with a sparkling diamond ring. And Skylar love for her lover, Smith also looked genuine as she accepted his proposal. 

But the couple preferred to share the news of their engagement via social media, instead of making it big by throwing a lavish party and inviting their friends and relatives. 

However, one person did witness their engagement. He was Gavin Lueking, a professional photographer whom the duo appeared to be quite fond of as he posted their pictures on his Twitter account.


Not only this, there’s another big news. Guess what?

Yes, folks, this might break her fans heart but Smith even took a step further when he asked Skylar to marry him. 

[ CAPTION: Skylar Diggins ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Without a second thought, Skylar Diggins said yes to her best friend, Daniel Smith. Guess Smith was not the only one in rush. They both seemed to love each other to moon and back as they got bound in the holy matrimony in early May this year. We wish the couple a happy blissfully wedded life.