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Though the deal was actually inked last fall, it’s only now the general public has sussed out that NBA star Stephen “Steph” Curry quietly sold off his California “dream home,” a lavish residence in the affluent Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton. Records reveal the estate sold for $31.2 million, or only about $150,000 more than the Golden State Warriors point guard paid for the place a little over three years ago, back in June 2019.
Per records, the off-market buyer is Singapore-based billionaire Forrest Li. A Stanford MBA graduate, China-born Li is founder, chairman and group CEO of Singapore-based Sea, a video game and e-commerce company known for its wildly successful Free Fire title, as well as the Shopee platform. Once Singapore’s richest man, Li was one of the biggest losers in the tech market crash earlier this year, shedding nearly $18 billion off his net worth, per Bloomberg. But he’s still one of China’s wealthiest businessmen, with a newly trimmed estimated net worth of around $3 billion.
Former NBA player Michael Redd—known for his time on the Milwaukee Bucks in the early aughts, along with his place on the Olympic gold medal-winning “Redeem Team”—has sold his Ohio home for $4.5 million. Located in the Columbus suburb of New Albany, the retired NBA player’s property is five-bedrooms, upwards of 10,000-square-feet, and roughly 4.4 acres—its price a reflection of that massive size.
First listed for $6 million in September, the reduced $4.5 million final price tag still represents the most expensive home sale record in the area, though it shares that spot with an October deal in nearby Dublin, Ohio. Soon after he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2000, Redd purchased the land , completing the house around 2009, three years after marriage to his wife Achea.
Gilbert Arenas is giving the real estate game another try. A former member of the Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards, and Orlando Magic NBA teams, Arenas is now asking $3.8 million for his longtime Encino, CA, manse. Arenas purchased the Los Angeles–area home in 2007 for $3.1 million, according to Realtor.com®. He listed it for $3,495,000 back in 2015. It was relisted in 2016 and 2018. And now, Arenas, 40, is taking another shot at selling the home.