While Michael Jordan’s sports career is behind him, he is entering a whole new stage of life, as the baller and his wife Yvette Prieto have announced that they are expecting their first child. This is according to People, which got the low down straight from Jordan’s reps. 50-year-old Jordan and Prieto, a Cuban American model met in 2008 in Miami, but only tied the knot this year at a Palm Beach ceremony, attended by 500 of Jordan and Prieto’s closest friends and relatives – you know, an intimate affair.

Michael Jordan, Palm Beach
Hundreds attended Jordan and Prieto's wedding ceremony.

But the reception was even more impressive, with 1,500 guests pouring into a nearby golf couse community in Jupiter, where Jordan owns a 38,000-square-foot home. Among the attendees were celebrities like Usher and the now infamous Robin Thicke. They’ve been planning for months and months,” a source told PEOPLE of the couple’s all-out wedding. “He wanted to give Yvette everything she’s ever wanted.”

Robin Thicke, The MorningUsher, Hollywood Walk of Fame
The ceremony was attended by the likes of Robin Thicke [l] and Usher [r].

While this will be Jordan’s first baby with Prieto, the basketball star has three other children from his previous marriage to Juanita Vanoy, whom he divorced in 2006 after 17 years of together. Well, there isn’t much else to say, other than congratulations to the parents-to-be!

Michael Jordan, Ivette Prieto
Congratulations for the exciting, if a bit startling news!