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Laura Govan

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21, 1979
Oakland, CA
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Oakland, CA


Season 1 and 2 star of the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives: LA. She is the ex-fiance of former NBA all-star Gilbert Arenas.

Before Fame

She was hit by a drunk driver when she was just seven years old. She remained in a coma for three months, and upon awaking, had to relearn everything from walking to talking.


She was a basketball player in high school, averaging 30 points per game. She earned a full-ride scholarship to New Mexico State University where she earned a Master's Degree in Sports Psychology on top of her BA in International Business.

Family Life

She and Gilbert had four kids together named Aloni, Hamiley, Alijah and Izela. She was born in Oakland, California and has sisters named Gloria and Lonnie.

Associated With

Her sister Gloria Govan previously dated Matt Barnes.