The Cast of 'Basketball Wives LA' Revealed!
1 year ago
Find out which 'wife' you'll love to hate
VH1's Basketball Wives, executive produced by Shaunie O'Neal, ex-wife of Shaquille O'Neal, racks up the ratings every Monday on the network and now they're bringing us even more NBA wife drama...this time with real wives! The cast of Basketball Wives LA is finally revealed. Meet the ladies one-by-one. Can you guess which wife will be a trouble maker like Tami Roman or a loose lip queen like Suzie Ketcham?
KIMSHA ARTEST: Although she calls herself Ron Artest's "partner" and not wife (hmmm), she's been with the Los Angeles Laker for 17 years. Still, the mother of three and New York native hates living sunny L.A.
GLORIA GOVAN; You may recognize her from the original cast of Basketball Wives. Now, Gloria tries to adjust to the Southern California lifestyle with her fiancée Los Angeles Laker's Matt Barnes.
LAURA GOVAN: Gloria's older sister Laura is no stranger to headlines. After having a tumultuous relationship with Gilbert Arenas and a rumored affair with Shaquille O'Neal, many viewers will be wondering just who is this woman who broke up Shaunie O'Neal's family.
IMANI SHOWALTER: The ex-fiancée of Stephen Jackson and mother of three, Imani, tries to find " what makes me happy again... I want to find my passion and that’s where I want to go.”
MALAYSIA PARGO: Wife of Chicago's Jannero Pargo, Malaysia grew up in Compton before meeting her husband at 22.
JACKIE CHRISTIE: Although her husband Doug Christie is retired, Jackie Christie is still one wife who claims to have the strongest marriage in basketball. She also loves the spotlight and doesn't mind stirring up drama.
DRAYA MICHELE: A model and aspiring actress, Draya Michelle has a long history of dating several NBA players. "I have a million haters," Draya says. "I open the list of haters and it rolls across the floor."
The debut season of VH1’s Basketball Wives LA premieres Monday, August 29 at 8PM ET/PT.