It's no big secret that athletes and musicians travel in the same circles and lead fairly similar lives. They also make similar salaries, at least at the highest levels, and can therefore afford similar luxuries. For instance, when sells a home worth around $8.5 million, another will probably pop up to buy it. Whether the seller is the musician or the buyer is the athlete, or vice-versa, depends on the situation.
So it should not come as much surprise that Los Angeles Clippers point guard is in line to purchase punk-pop songstress Avril Lavigne's very expensive mansion. Nevertheless, it's mildly notable and a good opportunity for stupid jokes. Here are the important details from the gossip merchants at TMZ.com (via EOB):
Sources tell us ... Paul fell in love with the 12,184 square foot place, which Avril originally listed for $9.5 mil and decided he had to make a move.
The mansion -- located in a hoity-toity private community called Bel Air Crest -- includes 8 bedrooms and 10.5 bat...