A majority of NBA players sign big contracts, plus they endorse different companies and get money for it. But what do they do with so much money? They spend it. A lot of players live in mansions, big or small, plus they also purchase cars, and they usually have their private collections.
Let’s take a look at the most expensive models NBA players love to drive. Later on, tell us what you think about these vehicles in the comment section.
(Don’t forget to see: Top 12 Cars That NBA Superstars Drive (2018) )
10. LeBron James – Ferrari 599 – $300,000
LeBron James has been the biggest name in the NBA for more than a decade, and there is a reason why he was the highest-paid player last year. His $30 million salary is just what he receives from the Cavaliers and buying the new Ferrari 599 is a bargain. He got this vehicle for his 25th birthday, and it is one of his favorites. You can see full Lebron James Cars Collection!
9. Dwight Howard – Bentley Mulsanne – $300,000
When Dwight Howard signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012, he decided to buy the Bentley Mulsanne that was in production since 2010. Meanwhile, the original Mulsanne was made between 1980 and 1992.
8. Dwyane Wade – Ferrari F12 Berlinetta -$330,000
D-Wade decided to leave the Miami Heat and sign with the Bulls, but after a short time he spent in Chicago and Cleveland, he is returning to Miami! Perhaps he will drive his Ferrari F12 Berlinetta back home, a car that was named a Super Car of the Year back in 2012.
7. Russell Westbrook – Lamborghini Aventador – $387,000
We all know that Westbrook is the most explosive player in the NBA. He proved that so many times and even outside the basketball court, Westbrook is fond of speed and explosiveness. He drives a Lamborghini Aventador that can reach up to 350 km/h.
6. LeBron James – Rolls Royce Phantom – $400,000
Shaquille O’Neal is a generous man, and he spent some time playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Even though the King and O’Neal weren’t able to win the title together, Shaq-Fu grew fond of James and bought him the 2009 Rolls Royce Phantom for $400,000.
5. LeBron James – Maybach 575 – $425,000
A King cannot be a king without the Maybach, which is one of the most popular brands among rappers. James may not be a rapper, but this 575 is among his favorite cars.
4. Dwyane Wade – Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren $500,000
When he was younger, Wade could go to the hoop without the defense knowing what happened. He would split the pick and roll and just disappear and therefore his “Flash” nickname. He apparently loves to go fast on the road with this Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren that can go up to 209 mph. Interestingly enough, only 25 examples of the McLaren were made, and Wade is one of the owners.
3. Dwight Howard – Knight XV – $600,000
Dwight is a big man, and he needs a big car. The Knight XV is famous for his security features such as 3.3 cm thick windows that can protect you from AK47 bullets. Only 17 of these were produced, and it was priced at $600,000, which is just a smidge of money of Howard’s account.
2. LeBron James – Lamborghini Aventador Roadster – $670,000
One of the hottest cars in James’ collection is definitely the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster. And he got this car thanks to the deal with Nike, which makes him the second wealthiest NBA player of all time, after Michael Jordan.
1. Derrick Rose – Bugatti Veyron – $1.7 million
When Rose joined the Knicks, he signed a hefty $21-million-per-year contract and even though he is no longer in New York, he got the Bugatti Veyron that costs $1.7 million.