Found July 17, 2012 on
We love athlete houses with killer pools. Love ‘em. Would buy one if this blog ever gets snapped up by a giant media company. Sure, Coed Media Group is cool and all, but our asses aren’t going to be sitting next to one of these pools until Coed is snapped up. When that day comes, my ass is relocating to Southlake, TX where BC HQ will be at LaMarcus Aldridge’s pad. Look at that pool. LOOK AT IT! So pretty.
This is just Aldridge’s summer house. He also has one in Portland for in-season purposes. Don’t worry, homeboy has plenty of cash. He made $11.8M in 2012. There’s a raise in 2013 when he’ll make $14M.
As for the Southlake house, the realtor reports:
Luxurious living in and out! On almost an acre, this stone and brick masterpiece is the perfect balance between gracious elegance and sophisticated Old World Charm. Gourmet kitchen. Master suite with fireplace and beverage station.
Real Highlights Of LaMarcus Aldridge’s Summer House:
• 5 bed, 6 bath
• 7,000 sq. ft.
• $37,000/yr in taxes!
• That friggin’ pool area; so much flagstone!
• 22 miles from Whole Foods
• 16 miles to Cabaret North strip club
Mortgage: $6,300/mo. before taxes, yard crew, pool boy and maid service
[Buy LaMarcus Aldridge's House - Realtor]
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