For a common man, automobiles are a way to simply commute from a place to another and so most of us use them to fulfill that purpose. However, for celebrity’s the definition is a little different because they can afford to go out of the line and buy some cool wheels to help them achieve that limelight on the red carpet or to attract as many people as they can.
This implies not just to Hollywood but also to one of the nation’s most loved and played sports which is not baseball but basketball. Talking about it, the NBA is the most-watched league in the sport and has brought many star players from the neighborhood into the game, some of them have excelled in their sport and represented the national team in the Olympics.
These players are not just a fan of the ball and the basket but also of rubber and fuel. Having said that, get ready to note down some mean machines ranging within a plethora of body styles starting from the likes of a 2021 Audi R8 to those of the Mercedes-AMG G 63.
Let’s take a look at some good choices made by our NBA superstars.
Jersey number 2 for the LA Lakers, Andre Drummond at the age of 27 has a pretty wild collection of cars. Proving to be a very worthy center-positioned player, Drummond has invested his earnings into buying some good cars. There is still a lot of time for this guy in the sport and we are sure he’ll make a good car collector when in his prime.
His favorite is the Mercedes-AMG S 550 which is a truly amazing car with good speed, agility, and looks for a sedan. The interiors and comfort provided are also outstanding. Andre is also spotted with a Cadillac Escalade which seems to be his daily commute.
The 31-year-old Brooklyn Nets player James Harden has got all the skills and talent to be a superstar. He is still writing his success story as a player while collecting cars with his income. Besides this, he seems to be a fan of the Transformers movie as he is mostly spotted with his convertible Chevy Camaro painted in groovy yellow along with a black-striped hood.
With some of the cool cars like the Mercedes S550 and a Rolls Royce Wraith, the point guard is serious about his collection and will add a few more along his path in the league.
Aged 35, the center for Philadelphia 76ers, Dwight Howard has been one of the unstable NBA players. However, in the past few years, Howard has shown promising results as a center and during this time, he made a good collection of cars. His favorite seems to be the Challenger SRT Hellcat with a “the flash” superhero theme. This theme is very relevant to the player and the car for their lightning-fast speeds and monster-like performance.
Besides this, Dwight Howard also owns insanely awesome cars like the Bentley Mulsanne, a V6-powered Porsche Panamera, and a Knight XV.
Stephen Curry is one of the popular names in the league for the level of performance and consistency he has shown as a point guard for the Golden State Warriors. Aged 33, Curry has an impressive car collection purchased from all that bonus cash he earned in the previous seasons. He appears to be a fan of German cars as his garage is filled with them.
Steph Curry’s favorite seems to be the Porsche Panamera S for its all-around character. The 4.8L V8 powerhouse along with its brilliant coupe-styling makes it a legendary car of modern times. His garage also includes cars like Mercedes-AMG G 55 and Porsche GT3 RS.
Handling the small forward for the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant is also a rising star in the league and has already bagged many awards. The 32-year-old ‘baller likes to keep his private life to himself including his cars and so there are many more cars hidden in his garage than we know.
Durant likes to drive his Ferrari California more than any other cars he owns. The 4.3L V8-powered coupe definitely makes every drive a memorable one and is one of the best coupes ever produced to be badged by the prancing horse. While not many cars have been revealed from Kevin’s garage, he has been seen with a mesmerizing matte red Camaro SS and in a Range Rover.
Playing for a decade, Derrick Rose has shown his importance in the initial stages of his career but had also faced a few troublesome seasons following his injuries. Though he was a superstar once, Rose is now experiencing a rollercoaster ride in the league, like most of the players of his time. Now playing for the Knicks, Derrick has shown improvement in his performance and proved that he is still worthy of playing.
The 32-year-old star has a great car collection and can open his own YouTube channel showcasing them, consider that as a retirement plan maybe. That being said, Derrick Rose travels with sheer class and unmatchable style in his 2016 Continental GT Speed. His passion for owning some of the finest works of the auto industry is shown by his collection that includes Italian-crafted sports cars like Maserati Gran Turismo and a Bugatti Veyron.
Making a switch from the Toronto Raptors to San Antonio Spurs was a wise decision for the 31-year-old shooting guard/small forward. DeMar’s performance is consistently growing and some are the number of cars in his garage.
Currently, DeRozan has spent his money mostly collecting luxury SUVs. His favorite seems to be the all-black Mercedes-Benz G-Class, an ultimate mid-size four-wheel drive luxury SUV that has amazing performance and handling along with mind-boggling capabilities. DeMar DeRozan also has an AMG G 63 for the days when he wants to feel more sporty and less luxurious. He has also been gifted a Ford F-150 Raptor when he played for the Toronto team.
The 7-feet tall popular German player of the 2000s, Dirk Nowitzki is the best European basketball player the NBA has ever seen. Bagging many MVPs, All-Star, and All-NBA team member awards, Dirk was surely a star player of his time. Announcing his retirement in 2019, Nowitzki put his money into some legendary cars, and being a European, he has one of the best car collections.
Although because of his down-to-earth nature, Nowitzki does not flaunt his rides, However, he is a proud owner of the Audi R8 and has been spotted with it quite a few times. The legendary player also likes to keep it compact yet sporty with his Mini Cooper S. There would definitely be more cars in his garage but he has been seen with only two of them.
Announcing retirement in 2019, Dwyane Wade for his last season, played for the Miami Heats. It was more like a payback to the team that brought him up in his rookie stages because of which he is an NBA star today. During his long run with the Heats, he saved to build his own empire of cars and has an amazing collection.
One of the most iconic sports cars is the McLaren MP4-12C which turns out to be one of the favorites of the popular shooting guard. Built out of a carbon-fiber composite chassis and equipped with a 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8, this British coupe shows some incredible performance. Dwyane along with his celeb-wife, Gabrielle Union also owns a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and a Porsche 911.
The all-time star for the Lakers, number 23 is a popular jersey for the team as it belongs to the best small forward in the world. You guessed it right, it’s LeBron James. The now 36-year-old was drafted into the league back in 2003 and has been loyal to his teams sticking around for a while for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat before moving to the LA Lakers. This popular name has not only earned tons of awards but has also enough of his wealth to start his own car collection.
James is undoubtedly one of the best players the sport has ever witnessed, the cars he owns are also the best of the best. Starting with a classy chauffeur-driven Maybach S600, LeBron enjoys spending time in his $190,000 royally luxurious sedan powered by a 500-HP 6.0L V12 Biturbo engine. The ‘baller is expected to have $2.5m worth of cars in his garage that includes a customized Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, a Ferrari F430, a Camaro, a Charger, a Porsche, a Wrangler, and the list keeps going.
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