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Lebron James Demolishes $37m Beverly Hills Mansion To Rebuild ‘dream Home

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LeBron James is part of another teardown.

 

No, not of an NBA roster, but rather of a $37 million mansion in Beverly Hills, California owned by James and his family.

 

The 38-year-old superstar has reportedly decided to tear down the picturesque house and rebuild his “dream home” from the ground up, according to Front Office Sports. House Beautiful provided a detailed look into the features of the 13,000-square-foot, Spanish Mission-style mansion James purchased in 2020.

Upon purchase three years ago, James started the legal battle to get building permits to rebuild on the 2.5-acre plot, which had both a pool and pool house, tennis courts, and one of the largest driveway gates in L.A., per multiple reports.

Prior to demolition, the home featured vaulted ceilings, seven fireplaces, four bedrooms, eight bathrooms, seven fireplaces, a screening room, a trophy room and a breakfast courtyard with teal-tiled fountain, per House Beautiful.

There’s no telling what James’ new home will look like, but its being speculated that the four-time NBA champion is looking to ditch the bronze sculptures, which had surrounded the property, for a sleeker aesthetic. His other homes — a 12,000-square-foot Miami mansion and his primary residence in Brentwood, California — feature this contemporary approach with all-white interiors and no frills.

Regardless of the outcome, this rebuilt home will likely be the place where James retires from the NBA when that day comes. Though James publicly flirted with retirement after the Los Angeles Lakers’ Western Conference Finals loss to the eventual champion Denver Nuggets in May, he is widely expected to return to for his 21st season this fall.

In fact, recent rumors surrounding the Lakers after their playoff elimination suggest they’re keeping a similar roster after retooling around James and fellow star Anthony Davis at the midseason trade deadline.

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Ronaldo set to play in record sixth Euros

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo is set to feature in a record sixth European Championship.

 

The 39-year-old has been named in the 26-man squad for this summer’s tournament in Germany.

 

Ronaldo previously shared the record of five European Championships with Spain’s legendary goalkeeper, Iker Casillas.

“Regarding Cristiano, it’s better to talk about the data. He is a player who scores 42 goals in 42 games for his club, and this shows his continuity and physical ability to always be fit, in addition to the quality he has in front of goal that we really like and need,” Portugal head coach Roberto Martinez said.

Ronaldo is the highest all-time international scorer in men’s competitions with 128 goals.

FC Porto defender Pepe is the oldest player in the Portugal squad at 41.

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LeBron’s son: My father’s success making it difficult to build my career

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LeBron James’ son, Bronny, shared that it is challenging for him to build his own career due to his father’s success in basketball.

 

In an interview with SiriusXM, the American stated that he faces pressure and criticism. However, he strives to make the most of the opportunities he has.

 

“It’s tough. I receive a lot of criticism. I have to deal with it. No one knows what I’ve had to go through. I’m just trying to make the most of the opportunities I’ve been given,” said Bronny James.

Previously, the 19-year-old Bronny declared for the draft. He also entered the transfer portal in the NCAA, giving him the chance to return for a second year but switch colleges.

It is worth noting that the Los Angeles Lakers might select Bronny James in the NBA draft. The team has already interviewed the 19-year-old player in Chicago.

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