Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors this past summer after spending seven seasons with San Antonio where he won an NBA championship in 2014. Leonard adjusted to Toronto right away—he led the team to a blistering hot start and bought a home in the city a few weeks after arriving there.
On Thursday, Jan. 24, Leonard purchased another home, this time a $13.3 million, 13,000 square foot mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, California on five acres of property, according to a report from Neal J. Leitereg of the Los Angeles Times.
Per the Los Angeles Times:
“The mansion holds seven bedroom suites, 10.5 bathrooms, and a river-like pool. Amenities include a workout facility with a dry bar, a home theater, a gourmet kitchen, and two offices. A steel-framed wall of glass looks into a temperature-controlled wine vault in the tasting and bar room. It also includes a raised spa, waterfall features, Baja decks, tennis and basketball courts, fruit orchards, and a huge lawn, according to the Los Angeles Times. The property was originally listed at $15.9 million and was sold to the two-time Defensive Player of the Year for $13.3 million.”
Leonard’s purchase only ramps up speculation that Leonard will sign with a Los Angeles-based team this summer. Following season’s end, Toronto can offer Leonard a five-year, $190 million contract, while if he were to sign elsewhere, he can sign a four-year, $141 million deal.
One thing these speculators don’t know, though, is that Leonard’s new mansion is more than 100 miles away from Staples Center in L.A. and would take more than two-and-a-half hours to get there. Also, Leonard played two seasons at San Diego State University before entering the NBA Draft in 2011.
A $13.3 million home isn’t too shabby for a guy who still drives his original 1997 Chevy Tahoe from high school.
More photos of Leonard’s new mansion:
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