Nia Long is pregnant with her second child and before rumors can circulate of who the baby’s father is, Nia Long has revealed that it is basketball player Ime Udoka.
“This is the most exciting time in our lives,” Long and Udoka tell PEOPLE in a statement. “Words can’t explain how thrilled we are by the new addition to our family. We feel truly blessed and appreciate all the well wishes and prayers.”
Ime Udoka has previously played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs.
Long is already mom to son Massai, 10, from a previous relationship, while this will be Udoka’s first child.
The couple was first spotted together in January of this year after the Golden Globes: