While you are struggling to pay your debt or mortgages, NBA stars are bringing home millions with huge contracts and endorsement deals. With incredible net worths, where do they choose to live? From Stephen Curry to LeBron James, follow us to see the gorgeous homes of NBA stars.
1. Stephen Curry - $3.1 Million, Orinda, California
Stephen Curry, one of the highest-paid NBA players in the world with $90 million net worth, likes to relax in his modest, charming Orinda house. This Spanish-style property looks like a lovely manor with nice red roofs and a spacious courtyard. It boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 and a half baths, with a romantic yet modern decor inside and out.
2. Kobe Bryant - $9.5 Million, Newport Beach, California
Kobe Bryant's $9.5 million home in Newport Beach is nothing short of stellar. It comes with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a home gym, a home theater, a library with a shark tank, an indoor hair salon, and an outdoor entertaining area with a pool and hot tub. We don't know why he decided to sell such a wonderful house.
3. Michael Jordan - $15 Million, Highland Park, Illinois
Michael Jordan's Chicago villa hasn't sold yet after being put on the market for six years. He first asked $29 million, and it doesn't seem like a crazy price once you see the house. This 56,000-square-foot estate has all the goodies you can imagine. It features 9 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, a fitness studio, a private golf course, a tennis court, and an infinity pool.
4. LeBron James - $23 Million, Brentwood, Los Angeles
Having around $450 million in assets, the NBA King LeBron spares no expense when it comes to his home. He purchased a $23 million home in Los Angeles's Brentwood neighborhood a couple of years ago. The 15,846-square-foot place boasts 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a home theater, 2 backyard patios, a pool, and a gym. He also owns another $21 million home in the same neighborhood.
5. James Harden - $2 Million, Houston
Houston Rockets star James Harden bought this Houston house for $2 million from former NBA player Cuttino Mobley. Nestled in the Royal Oaks Country Club, Harden has no shortage of leisure activities to enjoy once he retires. This Mediterranean-style mansion comes with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a wonderful library, a game room, a theater room, an infinity pool, a spa, and a built-in barbecue.
6. Kyle Lowry - $2.6 Million, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Kyle Lowry made a wise investment in a $2.6 million castle in Wayne. The 9,298-square-foot mansion sits on a massive 4.5 acres plot, boasting 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a wine cellar, a 6-car garage, a tennis court, and a gigantic outdoor swimming pool. It may look ancient, but the house offers all the modern conveniences anyone would ever need.
7. Chris Paul - $8.5 Million, Bel Air, California
Guess who was the former owner of this beautiful property in Bel Air, California? Well, it was pop star Avril Lavigne! Chris Paul bought it from her for a cool $8.5 million after being traded into the Clippers. The 12,000-square-foot house has 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a gym, a wine cellar, a 10-car garage, a nice jacuzzi, and barbecue area.
8. Shaquille O'Neal - $1.5 Million, Atlanta, Georgia
Having around $400 million in his bank account, Shaq can afford any house he likes. He decided to buy a 14-acre compound in 2016 for $1.5 million. It isn't as expensive as you might have thought, right? The house features, 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, and a huge swimming pool.
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - $5.9 Million, Kauai, Hawaii
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Hawaii mansion is true summer heaven with a swimming pool, palms in the yard, and private access to the Secret Beach. We don't understand why Kareem decided to sell such a perfect island retreat.
10. Dwyane Wade - $8.9 Million, Miami Beach, Florida
The Miami Heat legend bought a 13,000-square-foot compound on the exclusive La Gorce Island, Miami Beach, in 2010 for $8.9 million. The luxury house features a Mediterranean style and all the opulence you'd expect of a cinematic supervillain. It has 8 bedrooms, 9 and a half bathrooms, a guest house, a tennis court, dual kitchen areas, and a wonderful pool.
11. Chris Bosh - $12.3 Million, Miami Beach, Florida
Five-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh lives in a 12,000-square-foot house that features an elevator, an infinity pool, and all of the luxury appliances you could desire. The all-white interior and large floor to ceiling windows look utterly stunning.
12. Joe Johnson - $4.7 Million, Atlanta, Georgia
Joe Johnson bought this 14,000-square-foot house for $3.8 million after joining the Atlanta Hawks, and he tried to sell it for a profit after asking for $4.7 million a few years later. However, the house is still there after four years on the market.
13. Kevin Durant - $12.5 Million, Malibu Beach, Los Angeles
Since Kevin Durant was traded to the Brooklyn Nets by the Golden State Warriors on July 8, he no longer needs to keep up his mansion on the West Coast. So, the NBA star recently sold his Malibu beach house for $12.5 million. The multi-level beachfront mansion features tons of sliding glass doors and decks with beautiful ocean views.
14. Paul George - $2.2 million, Indianapolis, Indiana
Paul George had always wanted a big house on a lake since he was a young kid. His dream came true when he purchased this $2.2 million mansion in Indianapolis. Owning such a remote pad, we can only imagine the views at sunrise and sunset with the light reflects against the water must be stunning.
15. Blake Griffin - $11.9 Million, Pacific Palisades, California
This lavish, 9,100-square-foot house has a movie theater with stadium seating, a spacious entertainment area, and a gourmet kitchen big enough to fit the entire Clippers team. Of course, you can find a home gym and a large pool in the house too.
16. Dirk Nowitzki - $7.9 Million, Dallas, Texas
Dirk Nowitzki owns a luxury $7.9 million residence in Dallas. Inside, the 9,215-square-foot mansion has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Outside, it comes with all the typical necessities, such as a three-car garage, a tennis court, a vast swimming pool, and yes, a basketball court.
17. Dwight Howard - $3.4 Million, Longwood, Florida
Aha! At first glance, Dwight Howard's waterfront house in Florida looks a bit like Disneyland. This 11,025-square-foot house features a beautiful Gothic design, with designer furniture, vaulted ceilings, and a cute swimming pool. Dwight bought this amazing estate for $7.8 million but sold it again later for only $3.4 million.
18. John Wall - $4.9 Million, Rockville, Maryland
After signing a contract extension with the Washington Wizards a few years ago, John Wall spent $4.9 million on this dreamy house in Maryland. With 8 bedrooms, a home theater, a swimming pool, a basketball court, and a private gym, what more could an NBA star want?
19. Kyrie Irving - $1.7 Million, Westlake, Ohio
If you have a million to spare, this house can be yours! Kyrie Irving put his Ohio home on the market asking for $1.7 million. The 5,500-square-foot house looks like a small castle and features 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a recording studio, a movie theater, and a home gym. Irving bought it from former Cavalier teammate Daniel Gibson for $800,000 in 2014.
20. Tim Duncan - $945K, Spicewood, Texas
The retired NBA player used to own a gorgeous Spicewood mansion that includes 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a double-height living room, a chef's kitchen, a game room, and an office. He suffered a massive loss on the house as he bought it for $1.25 million but put it back on the market for only $945K. Considering his $130 million in net worth, the loss is not too much of a big deal for Duncan.