15 Jaw Dropping Mansions owned by NBA Stars
The new NBA season started just a couple of weeks ago, almost the same way it ended back in June, with the Golden State Warriors totally blowing everyone else out the water. In just two weeks we can already see which teams are going to be contenders or pretenders this season and guess which team is the only one still undefeated right now?
Of course, it’s the Golden State Warriors, led by the same ol’ Stephen Curry, who started this season on fire. To celebrate the kick off of the new NBA season we’ve made a list with the 15 most incredible homes currently owned by NBA players who are still in the game.
You won’t be seeing Michael Jordan’s amazing $15 million estate here, even though you totally have to check that out as well.. but can you guess who’s the league’s real estate king right now? Scroll down to find out more.
15. Kyle Lowry – $2.650 million (Wayne, Pennsylvania)
Ever since he moved to the Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry has changed the face and the results of the entire team and after almost a decade, the Raptors are once again a force in the NBA. The NBA All Star has recently bought this beautiful home in Wayne, Pennsylvania, for just $2,650,000, a huge discount from the initial asking price of $6.5 million.
So Kyle Lowry is also winning big at real estate. This English manor sits on a massive 4.5 acres plot, boasting 9,298 sq. ft, of living space, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a 6 car garage. Inside, it has a media room, a wine cellar, a game room and of course, a gym, while outside it features a large swimming pool, a tennis court, lush gardens and even an outdoor kitchen.
14. Stephen Curry – $3.1 million (Orinda, California)
Stephen Curry is all kinds of amazing on the court, but off the court he just likes to lay low in this charming home from Orinda, California. Bought almost two years ago for just $3.1 million, this home has a true splash of Spanish flair, looking like a lovely hacienda with a nice red roof and courtyard.
His home has five bedrooms and four and a half baths, with a romantic decor inside out. It might not be as extravagant as other proprieties you’re about to see on this list, but Stephen Curry likes to show off more on the court.
13. James Harden – $2 million (Houston)
James Harden has bought this Mediterranean-style home this year from another former NBA player, Cuttino Mobley. Nestled in the Royal Oaks Country Club in Houston, this $2 million home has sweeping views of the beautiful golf course.
The home has 7,100 square feet, with four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a wonderful library with custom built-ins, a massive living room with a stone fireplace. There’s also a game room, a theater room and a master suite with a fireplace, study, walk in closets and a large soaking tub. Outside, Harden’s new pad has an infinity pool, a spa and a built in barbecue.
12. Paul George – $2.2 million (Indianapolis)
After a nasty leg injury which made him lose almost the entire last season, Paul George is back in action, looking like one of the best players in the league once again! His beautiful home in Diamond Pointe, Indiana, is also one of the most impressive homes in the league, bought back in 2013 for just $2.2 million.
Ever since he was a little kid, he always wanted a big house on a lake so for Paul George this estate is exactly a dream come true. His home was even in the news last year when a burglar broke into it stealing over $16,000 in possessions, including Paul’s All Star ring, while the Pacers were in a playoff game against the Atlanta Hawks.
11. John Wall — $4.9m (Rockville, Maryland)
After signing a massive contract extension with the Washington Wizards a couple of years ago, John Wall has bought this dreamy estate in Potomac, Maryland, for $4.9 million. He probably wanted a peaceful place to recharge his batteries and this home will surely do the trick.
Featuring an indoor basketball court, a nice movie theater, a gym, a huge kitchen and a private pool sanctuary, this home is perfect for one of NBA’s best point guards. There’s also a six-car garage and even a tennis court on site, so John Wall has everything he needs right at home.
10. Dwight Howard — $7.8 million (Longwood, Florida)
After moving to the Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard has listed his amazing home in Longwood, Florida for sale, that he bought for $7.8 million. Built back in 2008, this central Florida house features four bedrooms and a palatial master suite, seven bathrooms and a massive living space measuring 11,025 sq. ft.
The waterfront home features a beautiful Gothic design, with designer furniture, vaulted ceilings and among its luxurious amenities we have to mention the tiered movie theatre, the amazing swimming pool or the outdoor kitchen. And if you like this home, you should know that he dropped its price by a massive $3 million, listing it at just $4.9 million right now.
9. Dirk Nowitzki — $7.9 million (Dallas, Texas)
There aren’t too many photos of Dirk Nowitzski’s massive estate out there, but trust us when we say that his house is absolutely incredible. Built back in 2003 in a wonderful Colonial style, his house is located right around the corner from Mark Cuban’s huge estate.
Dirk has purchased this amazing residence for $7.9 million, with 9,215 sq. ft. of living space, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. There’s also a tennis court on site, a huge swimming pool and a nice pond in the back, so Dirk can do everything he wants, right at his home.
8. Chris Paul — $8.5 million (Bel Air, California)
Guess who was the former owner of this beautiful estate from Bel Air, California? When he moved to the Clippers, Chris Paul has bought this jaw dropping residence from… Avril Lavigne, for a cool $8.5 million, a million less than the initial asking price.
The Mediterranean-style home has 12,000 sq.ft. of living space, eight bedrooms, a gym and a sauna, a wine cellar and a nice outdoor living room which leads to the swimming pool. There’s also a 10-car garage for Chris Paul’s car collection and a nice jacuzzi and barbecue area outside.
7. Kobe Bryant — $9.5 million (Newport Beach, California)
Kobe Bryant’s mesmerizing 20,000 sq. ft estate in Newport Beach has been in the news a couple of times since Kobe decided to sell it for a whopping $8.6 million a couple of years ago. That’s when we’ve discovered that Kobe even has a shark tank inside the library of his two story home and.. an in-house air salon. But that’s not all!
Other selling points of his extravagant home are the home theater, a state of the art kitchen, a home gym, a wonderful outdoor entertaining area with a pool and a hot tub and many other goodies inside out. Apparently the selling price took four cuts and after almost two years Kobe has finally managed to sell his remarkable home just a while ago.
6. Dwyane Wade — $8.9 million (Miami Beach, Florida)
Oh boy, someone has to head over to Dwyane Wade’s Miami Beach home and take a couple of awesome photos with this beautiful property, because these pics just don’t do it justice. The Heat legend has bought this 13,000 sq. ft. compound in the ultra exclusive La Gorce Island a couple of years ago for $8.9 million.
With 8 huge bedrooms and 9 and a half bathrooms, this Mediterranean-style property will charm you instantly. It comes with its own guest house, a tennis court, dual kitchen areas and a wonderful pool and cabanas, spread out on the 1 acre of tropical grounds. Inside, the home has the best of the best in terms of details, finishes and luxury amenities.
5. LeBron James – $9.2 million (Akron, Ohio)
LeBron James is never shy when it comes to spending money and his homes were always a perfect match for his nickname “King James”. While he played for the Miami Heat, he owned an incredible waterfront mansion that was recently sold for a cool $13.4 million but there’s no place like home for LeBron, and his home is in Akron, Ohio.
Here, he has built one of the most amazing mansions owned by any athlete, that even has its own nickname, the Akron Palace. This massive home is basically a 30,000 square foot castle, plopped in the middle of Ohio, on a massive 7 acres plot. The estate is valued at $9,2 million and features six bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, six half bathrooms, a bowling alley, a movie theater, a basketball court, a recording studio and many other goodies.
And wait: this just in! Apparently LeBron James has just splashed $21 million on a cool vacation home in LA’s ultra exclusive Brentwood community, an East Coast-style mansion custom built by Ken Ungar. A vacation home fit for a king, for sure.
4. Chris Bosh — $9.4 million (Pacific Palisades, California)
But when it comes to NBA homes, the real king of real estate is none other than LeBron’s former team mate at the Miami Heat, Chris Bosh. This dreamy California Mansion in the Pacific Palisades is actually Chris’ vacation home and since he’s not spending too much time here, he’s trying to sell it for a cool $14.5 million. He’s even renting it for just $45,000 a month, just in case you’re wondering if this option is available.
Bosh originally bought this place for place for $9.4 million at the end of 2012. The 10,755 sq. ft. mansion has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and offers sweeping views of the Topanga Canyon and the ocean. The home also includes a palatial suite with a lovely balcony, a movie theater, a billiards room and an incredible infinity pool with a swim up bar, among many other luxuries.
3. Blake Griffin – $9 million (Pacific Palisades, California)
Blake Griffin is not only one of the most exciting players in the league right now, but also one of the best. So he had to live in one of the most amazing homes from California, right? Last year he bought this jaw dropping, Cape-Cod inspired mansion in the Pacific Palisades, for $9 million, with everything an NBA superstar could ask for.
This lavish, three story house has 9,100 sq. ft, a home theater with stadium seating and a gourmet kitchen big enough to fit the entire Clippers team. There are six bedroom suites, with the master suite boasting a spa bath and walk in closets and you could also find a home gym, a nice pool and three fireplaces in Blake’s new home.
2. Deron Williams – 15.8 million penthouse (Manhattan, New York)
Deron Williams has purchased this drool inducing 7,200 sq. ft. Tribeca Penthouse for $15.8 million from none other than P. Diddy back in 2013, and invested many millions ever since to transform it into the ultimate luxury pad in the heart of New York City.
But since he just moved from the Brooklyn Nets to the Mavs, Deron has thought about selling his crazy Manhattan penthouse, of course, for a cool profit. He’s now asking $33.5 million for his spectacular New York penthouse, which has six bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms and a 3,000 square foot with a little bridge and a lilly pond. Of course, the breathtaking views of the New York City skyline are priceless.
1. Chris Bosh — $12.3 million (Miami Beach, Florida)
If you thought the Pacific Palisades estate owned by Chris Bosh was absolutely amazing, you should totally take a closer look at his mind blowing home in Miami before picking a favorite. His lavish mansion on North Bay Road, Florida has 12,000 sq. ft of living space, an inside elevator, a gorgeous infinity pool and an all white interior that will make you drool instantly.
Valued at $12.3 million, this dreamy estate is just too cool for words, so we’re just going to end this article here and let these photos do the rest of the talking for us. Enjoy!