After being selected with the 19th overall pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2015 NBA draft, his rights were sent to the Atlanta Hawks and then moved again to the New York Knicks on draft night.Grant had a strong start to the season, leading the Fighting Irish at 19.01 points per game during their 8–4 start.Despite her demanding career, Dion chose to step back and take a hiatus to focus on her personal life and care for her husband.Looking back on their years of marriage, the star has said they've certainly had tough times: "We had tension between us.Jerian Grant is the son of former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Harvey Grant.
But Dion and Angélil, who passed away January 14, proved that this kind of love is not only possible — but can also be lasting. And after years of building her career and a life together, the singer stayed by her husband of 21 years' side throughout his final battle with cancer.When Dion was 19, she and Angélil went on their first official date in 1987 (though she admitted that they started seeing each other about a year before that). "When I told her I had some really strong feelings for René she tried everything to kill him and make me snap out of it.She didn't announce their relationship until five years later in the liner notes of her album, They got engaged in 1991, even though their romance was still a secret to the world. I was very frustrated and mad at first but she tried to make me understand that this man tried marriage twice before, he has three children, he's not responsible...The couple baptized the baby that July at Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal — the same place where they married years earlier! More than four years (and 717 performances and nearly three million tickets sold) after her Caesars Palace residency began, Dion hugged Angélil and their son René-Charles at the final show on December 15, 2007. Through the years, the star said they've had to relearn to communicate. "It's lessons that every married couple should know to hold their relationship together... The 24-year-old Grant had three interrceptions and 89 tackles last season. Grant joined Jacksonville a day after cornerbacks Dewayne Washington and Lewis Fuller and guard Mike Compton signed with the Jaguars.NFL legend, Deion Sanders, has taken the time to profess the many reasons why he’s still in love with his woman, Tracey Edmonds, whom he’s been dating for a few years now. It took her a minute, given her very short marriage to Eddie Murphy (they married after her Babyface divorce), but she made it through, and found her perfect match in Deion.Then it was so strong that my whole family was in love with him and she had no choice." Eventually, the couple married in a lavish wedding ceremony at Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica on December 17, 1994, which was broadcast live on Canadian television.In 1998, the couple's world was shaken when Angélil was diagnosed with throat cancer.