Welcoming New Member to the Family With Boyfriend, Angel Reese Joins Flau’Jae Johnson in Making Fans Excited With Awaited Return

Published 09/08/2023, 7:58 AM EDT

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Angel Reese, a star player for LSU women’s basketball, isn’t just creating waves on the court—she’s also captivating fans online with her love life. Reese, who is well-known for her exceptional basketball skills and accomplishments, has been outspoken about her relationship with Florida State player Cam’Ron Fletcher. Fletcher, a former four-star recruit, began his college basketball career at Kentucky before settling in at Florida State. With posts declaring their love for one another, the couple has never shied away from the public.

However, the basketball couple recently took their relationship to the next level by welcoming a new member into their family. With a new addition to her family, Angel Reese joins Flau’Jae Johnson in making fans excited about their awaited return.

Angel Reese and Cam’Ron Fletcher welcome Tiago into their new family


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The addition of a new family member to the one that Angel Reese and her athlete boyfriend Cam’Ron Fletcher already have has social media users melting. In a post on Instagram on September 6th, the couple recently unveiled their lovely new dog, Tiago, to the world.

The couple expressed their happiness about their new furry friend in a heartfelt post on Tiago’s personal Instagram account. The account quickly amassed over 2,000 followers overnight. However, what followed was an even cuter post.


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The couple posted a second photo on Tiago’s account. In the photo, Tiago was seen happily supporting his mother’s university by proudly posing while wearing an LSU jersey. Tiago appeared to be sitting in one of LSU’s basketball court seats, with a sparkly crown placed on the seat. The Instagram post had the caption, “just a day at work with mommy!💜💛 can’t wait to watch her this year!”

Fans were overjoyed with this post, with Tiago capturing everyone’s attention. “Son Son,” wrote Cam’Ron Fletcher. A fan found Tiago to be the “Best boy in the entire world!!! “

Tiago, a toy chocolate Yorkie, is swiftly integrating into the basketball star’s life and is surely ready to support her as she begins her senior season. And amidst the anticipation building up for her senior season, Angel Reese took to Instagram to share a story of herself clad in her LSU jersey, like Tiago! The story had the caption, “YALL FAVORITE HOOPER IS BACKKKKKKKKKK.”

The video’s background shows what appears to be a photoshoot taking place on the LSU court, confirming that something significant is planned for the upcoming season.  

LSU gears up for an exciting season


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In the world of collegiate basketball, anticipation is at an all-time high as Angel Reese and fellow star Flau’jae Johnson take the court together for their eagerly anticipated comeback. Flau’jae Johnson emerged as the SEC Freshman of the Year award for her efforts through LSU’s championship-winning season.

On the other hand, the Bayou Barbie’s impressive skills and commanding displays were crucial to LSU’s historic National Championship triumph. Fans remain ecstatic about their return to LSU for another season.

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The Lady Tigers are preparing for another exciting season under the leadership of head coach Kim Mulkey, who orchestrated LSU’s first-ever NCAA tournament victory. Fans now hope for another championship run led by the explosive pair of Reese and Johnson who will be joined by other significant acquisitions like Hailey Van Lith and Aneesah Morrow.

With Tiago cheering her on, let’s hope Reese & Co lead LSU to another victory!


Written by:

Ranjitha Ramesh


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Ranjitha Ramesh is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. With a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Ranjitha has a strong foundation in reporting and writing. Her passion for basketball, particularly the Lakers and LeBron James, fuels her desire to delve into the lifestyle and off-court activities of NBA stars.
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Aayush Kapoor