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Homes of NBA Stars

In the fickle world of celebrity real estate, athletes are among the more likely people to buy and sell and rent new homes, as they are subject to the whims of where their contracts take them. And in the slides to follow, you’ll also see a few properties affected by the 2011 NBA lockout.

In the basketball world, as we’ve seen in other celebrity real estate slideshows, a property sometimes trades from one set of famous hands to another pair. This recently happened with a celebrity-pedigreed house that’s been on the market for nearly a year. Chris Paul bought the Bel Air house owned by singer Avril Lavigne.

The houses ahead, most provided by and Zillow, are a window into recent comings and goings in the basketball world. It will reveal what Dallas Maverick Lamar Odom has in common with a new guy you might have heard of, Jeremy Lin. We begin with a bit of (pardon us) Lintrigue involving four NBA players and two states.

By Colleen KanePosted 24 February 2012