HoopsHype Real Estate rumors

September 17, 2014 Updates

If DeMar DeRozan needs a spot to hang his gold medal from the Basketball World Cup, the USA Basketball star has plenty of options to choose from. The former USC Trojans player and Toronto Raptors wing recently purchased a large estate in Tarzana for slightly over $3.75 million. The home, built in Mediterranean-style in 1995, occupies more than an acre in the gated Mulholland Park area with a pool, expansive lawns and a full basketball sports court. Entered through a grand foyer with a sweeping double staircase, the floor plan features detailed molding, distressed hardwood and a range of ceiling treatments. Los Angeles Times

September 12, 2014 Updates

Benjamin "Ben" Gordon, the shooting guard for NBA team "Orlando Magic", has reportedly lowered the price of his Northbrook, Ill., home to $425,000 and might have found a buyer for the house as well. Property records show that the house has a "contingent sale pending" sign, which means the sellers have accepted an offer on certain conditions. However, the deal isn't sealed yet. Realty Today

September 3, 2014 Updates

Luol Deng, the veteran NBA forward who is expected to fill the void at small forward for the Heat in the post-LeBron James era, has paid $4.6 million for a home on the Miami waterfront. The walled compound, built in 1928, occupies nearly three-quarters of an acre north of downtown Miami with a Mediterranean-style main residence, a two-story guesthouse, a pool, a boat dock with a lift and 107 feet of frontage on Biscayne Bay. Los Angeles Times

August 24, 2014 Updates

Dwyane Wade reportedly makes around $30 million a year -- his estimated worth is approximately $100 mil -- which makes it pretty shocking his $1.2 million Chicago pad is in foreclosure. According to legal docs -- obtained by TMZ Sports -- Wade stopped making payments on the $225K mortgage ... the docs don't say how much he's behind. The house is located in South Holland, a Chicago suburb. It's massive -- 7,800 square feet, 6 bedrooms and a basketball court on 3 acres. TMZ.com

August 3, 2014 Updates

Michael Selsman, a friend since 1962, recalled taking a proposal to Sterling. "Barney's is offering $15 million," Selsman remembered saying of the department store's bid to buy the building. "And he said, 'What would I do with another $15 million?.... Too much trouble. Tell them to forget it.'" Selsman said that was Sterling's standard response: "He was famous for saying, 'I buy. I never sell.'" Sterling's real estate acumen contrasts with reports by two doctors retained by Shelly Sterling in May. They claimed her husband is no longer competent to manage his business affairs, that he couldn't draw a clock or spell "world" backward and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. That precipitated his removal as a trustee for the Sterling Family Trust, which owns the Clippers, and allowed his wife's rushed agreement to sell the team to Ballmer. Los Angeles Times

July 25, 2014 Updates

Former Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard has sold his mansion-estate in Longwood, Fla., for $3.4 million. Howard, now in his second year with the Houston Rockets, paid $7.78 million for the lavish home known as Chateau D’Usse in October 2008, according to public records. He had asked for as much as $9.7 million for the property. Los Angeles Times

July 24, 2014 Updates
July 21, 2014 Updates

While Chris Bosh is set to remain in one beach city, he may be leaving another. The Miami Heat forward-center, fresh off signing a $118 million contract that will keep him in South Beach for the next five seasons, has listed his mansion-estate in Pacific Palisades for sale at $14.5 million. The gated estate, built in 2001, frames views extending from Topanga Canyon to the Pacific Ocean from its 1.45-acre knoll in Palisades Highlands. Mixing Mediterranean and Balinese influences, the 10,700 square feet of living space sports open interiors with polished floors, detailed columns, built-ins and telescoping walls of glass. Los Angeles Times

June 30, 2014 Updates

Even before he was dealt by the Knicks to the Mavericks, Tyson Chandler was already on the move. The NBA center and former Dominguez High School star sold his estate in Rancho Santa Fe in March for a loss at $2.7 million. Chandler and his wife, Kimberly, purchased the five-acre estate in August 2006 for $5 million. Los Angeles Times

June 28, 2014 Updates

Trevor Ariza, the shooting forward for NBA team "Washington Wizards", has reportedly scored a home sale in Windermere, Fla., for $1.5 million. Ariza purchased the home in September 2006 for $2.49 million. Public records show the home hit the listing market April this year for $1.67 million and was de-listed in June. However, it was put into escrow later in June and closed sale June 25. Realty Today

June 21, 2014 Updates

Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan's ex-wife Juanita Vanoy Jordan on Thursday sold her 8,000-square-foot, triplex penthouse on Lake Shore Drive for $3.2 million. The Jordans, who divorced in 2006, paid $3 million in the 1990s for the four-bedroom penthouse. As part of the divorce, Michael wound up with the couple's 56,000-square-foot Highland Park mansion — which currently is on the market for $16 million — while Juanita received the Lake Shore Drive penthouse, which takes up its building's 39th and 40th floors plus its roof space. Chicago Tribune

June 20, 2014 Updates

Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets has sold his home in Concord, Mass., for $3.635 million. The veteran NBA forward-center paid $4.625 million for the modern home in September 2007 after being dealt by the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Boston Celtics. He listed the property for sale in October 2013 following an off-season trade that sent him from Boston to Brooklyn with Paul Pierce and others. Los Angeles Times

June 18, 2014 Updates
June 8, 2014 Updates

Shaquille O'Neal is on the giving end of a huge real estate deal ... ya feel? TMZ Sports has obtained official documents which show Shaq recently sold a 3,904 square foot home near Orlando, FL to a man named Yves Paul Demesmin for a cool TEN DOLLARS. Seriously. Shaq signed the trustee's deed -- which was filed was filed in California -- on March 6, 2014 ... giving Demesmin control of the 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom property. TMZ.com

May 28, 2014 Updates

Trevor Ariza, the NBA forward who was part of Los Angeles Lakers 2009 championship team, has listed his lakefront home in Windermere, Fla., for sale at $1.675 million. The custom Mediterranean sits among mature palms on a little more than one-third of an acre with an outdoor kitchen, a private boat dock, a pool and spa. Built in 2006, the home, with a 5,722-square-foot floor plan, features custom cabinetry, granite counter tops and travertine and wood flooring. Los Angeles Times

May 23, 2014 Updates
May 21, 2014 Updates

Tyronn Lue to New York is anything but a done deal, but he is on the move after selling his home in Las Vegas for $1.65 million. The retired NBA guard and current Los Angeles Clippers coach is rumored to be on Phil Jackson’s short list of candidates to replace the fired Mike Woodson as head coach of the New York Knicks. Fellow Jackson disciples and Los Angeles Lakers alums Luke Walton and Derek Fisher are also expected to receive consideration for the position. The gated compound, built in 1975, sits among mature palms on more than an acre with a swimming pool and spa, an outdoor kitchen and a full basketball court. The spacious 7,488-square-foot floor plan features marble flooring, a gourmet kitchen, a large family room with a sunken wet bar, an office, nine bedrooms and six baths. Two separate basements house various multi-purpose rooms and a personal gym. Outdoors, a staircase on the side of the home leads to a private rooftop deck with a fireplace and views of the Las Vegas Strip. A 1,561-square-foot guest house with four bedrooms, two baths and a full kitchen also is on the grounds. Los Angeles Times

May 20, 2014 Updates

The Golden State Warriors guard sold his loft penthouse in Oakland during the first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Sale of the 2,084-square-foot unit, atop the Ellington in Jack London Square, closed for $1.499 million on May 2 -- the day before a deciding Game 7 between the Clippers and Warriors. The corner unit penthouse has three bedrooms, three full baths, three balconies and a patio with a gas fire pit. The modern interior features a lofted floor plan with custom light fixtures and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views of the bay and surrounding city. Building amenities at the Ellington include concierge service and access to a fitness center and pool. Records show that Curry and his wife, Ayesha, paid $1.475 million for the penthouse in November 2012. Los Angeles Times

April 28, 2014 Updates
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