Who is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Dating? Meet His Beautiful Girlfriend

Published 11/05/2021, 8:25 AM EDT
Jan 8, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander reacts after sinking a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in New York at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Seth Wenig/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports


Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is one of the exciting talents in the NBA. Charlotte Hornets drafted Shai 11th overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. However, they traded him to Los Angeles Clippers. He spent one season with the Clippers averaging 10.8 PPG, 3.3 APG, and 2.8 RPG. The Clippers then traded him to Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Gilgeous-Alexander has been with the Thunder for the past two seasons and established himself as an important member of the team. He has carried his form into the 2021-22 season and continues to deliver for the Thunder.

Nov 4, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington (2) guards Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) as he drives to the basket in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

While Shai has been traded twice in such a short span, one person has been with him over years: his girlfriend, Hailey Summers. The couple hasn’t been shy of showing off themselves on their social media handles. So who is Gilgeous-Alexander’s girlfriend Hailey Summers? Let’s find out.

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Who is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s girlfriend, Hailey Summers?

Hailey Summers is a Canadian soccer player who plays for the University of Albany’s soccer team. She hails from Ontario, Canada, and is a graduate of St. Mary Catholic Secondary School. Hailey helped her high school win several city titles in soccer and football. In fact, she also played basketball in her high school and won some city championships.

However, she continued with her love for soccer after high school. Hailey currently plays as a defender for the University of Albany’s Women’s Soccer team. In 2017, she made 17 appearances for UAlbany’s soccer team bagging an assist. Next year, she made 23 appearances, which included 22 starts.

During the 2020-21 season, she made it to USC Scholar All-Atlantic Second Team, America East All-Conference First Team, and America East All-Academic. Hailey is pretty active on her social media and constantly posts pictures with Shai. She has 28k followers on her Instagram.

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Shai and Hailey’s relationship

Shai and Hailey have been together since 2016 when the couple were in high school at that time. While Shai went to St. Thomas Moore Catholic Secondary School, Hailey went to St. Mary’s. They completed five years of their relationship on 23rd August 2021.

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While Shai has been traded twice in his career and had to shift from LA to Oklahoma, he has been able to find out time to meet his love. The couple has posted several pictures of themselves on their social media and they look adorable together.

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Shai has a bright future ahead in Oklahoma and has already signed a five-year extension with the Thunder. The extension will become a rookie max extension if he managed to enter an All-NBA team.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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