The most expensive of NBA players are driver by some of the most iconic names not just in the NBA, but across the globe. NBA is a huge money making league because of its players. They get up to a 9 figure salary, brand deals and other perks. NBA players spend a lot of this income on buying exclusive real estate, private jets and not to mention luxurious cars.

15 Most Expensive Cars Owned by NBA Players

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May 15, 2023

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Alice Choi

The most expensive NBA players are driver by some of the most iconic names not just in the NBA but across the globe. NBA is a huge money-making league because of its players. They get up to a 9-figure salary, brand deals, and other perks. NBA players spend a lot of this income on buying exclusive real estate, private jets, and not to mention luxurious cars.

 

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What kind of cars do NBA players drive?

These are the most expensive NBA player cars 2021

 

#1 Kobe Bryant – Ferrari 458 Italia

Kobe’s Ferrari is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

The late Kobe Bryant has left a legacy behind him, which fans will cherish forever. He is one of the GOATs of the NBA and known by his fans as the ‘Black Mamba.’ This legend earned around half a billion dollars in his professional career because of his passion and dedication to the sport. One of the most prized automobiles from his car collection is this Ferrari 458 Italia which he bought for $250,000. This hyper car was the right match for this legend with a blazing speed of 199mph, just like his agility on the court.

 

#2 Steph Curry – Porsche GT3

Porsche GT3 is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Steph Curry is one of the best shooters in NBA history. He has gone on to become MVP multiple times throughout his career. Curry is one of the highest-paid players in the league and also one of the most valuable sportspersons on the planet. With a salary reaching millions of dollars, this superstar doesn’t shy away from spending stacks of cash on luxury. One of the automobiles from his garage is this Porsche GT3. This set him back close to $200K, but you really don’t care about the price ta when you are Steph Curryg.

 

#3 Kevin Durant – Ferrari California

Ferrari California is one of the most expensive NBA player cars

Kevin Durrant fans know him as the ‘Durantula.’ He earns a hefty salary and endorses brands that skyrocket his net worth. This Ferrari California is perfect for him as he is the poster boy for the Golden State now. Kevin spent $200K on this luxury hyper car. Ferrari California boasts an impressive 4.3L V8 engine and can reach a top speed of 310 km/h.

 

#4 Dwyane Wade – Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren

Mercedes McLaren is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Not every player gets a superstar status like Dwayne Wade in the NBA. Formerly known by his fans as ‘The Flash.’ Dwayne Wade makes a ton of money and blowsmanyt of that on getting his hands on exclusive and expensive cars. He bought this Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren for $500K. This supercar features a powerful V8 engine with 650 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 61 mph in under three seconds.

 

#5 Paul George – Ferrari 458 Spider

Ferrari 458 Spider is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Paul George aka PG13, hasn’t had a steady career in the NBA and went through many ups of downs throughout his time in the league, but he still made a made of money from salaries and endorsement deals. He blew out $300K on this Ferrari 458 Spider when he was recovering from a leg injury. Ferrari 458 Spider boasts a V8 engine with an astonishing 458 horsepower. We are pretty sure he was cruising around in style in this supercar after his recovery.

 

Basketball Players Cars

NBA basketball players get a hefty salary with loads of perks. They spent those millions on buying grand real estate and expensive cars. NBA is one of the most famous sports leagues globally and has also made players billionaires like Michael Jordan and LeBron James.

 

#6 Russell Westbrook – Lamborghini Aventador

Aventador is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Every NBA fan is familiar with Russell Westbrook because of his explosive playing style; in fact, he is currently one of the most explosive NBA players in the league. But a hard-hitting player like him doesn’t come cheap. He earns a lot of money from his salary and lives life like a star athlete. One of the most expensive automobiles from his collection is his Lamborghini Aventador which cost him a whopping $380K gran,d including a custom paint job and custom rims. Lamborghini Aventador can accelerate from 0-60 in under three seconds with a top speed of 217mph.

 

#7 Shaquille O’Neal – Rolls Royce Phantom

Rolls Royce Phantom is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Shaquille O’Neal lives a lavish lifestyle with his larger-than-life persona. He is one of the most dominant NBA big me never to set foot on the courtt. Apart from his NBA income Big Shaq earns a hefty from appearances in movies and TV. He is worth around $400 million and loves to buy expensive cars. He has a huge 50 car collection which he bought over the course of his illustrious career. One of the rare gems from his collection is a Rolls Royce Phantom,m which set him back $500,000 grand.

 

#8 LeBron James – Ferrari F430

Ferrari F430 is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

The next one on our list is the King himself and one of the GOATs of all time in NBA LeBron James. LeBron is not a legendary player but also a savvy businessman. He is a global brand around the globe, with multi-million dollar brand deals and a mammoth NBA salary of $31 million annually. The King’s car collection reflects his lavish lifestyle. This Ferrari F430 is one of the cheaper automobiles in his garage. But even cheap comes with a price tag of $200K for LeBron.

 

#9 Dwight Howard – Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Mulsanne is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Dwight Howard famously calls himself the ‘Superman.’ Even after a successful NBA career, he still earns $25 million annually. He spends much of this income on living a luxurious lifestyle and exclusive supercars. For example, he owns a Bentley Mulsann e, which costs around $400K. These luxurious cars boast a powerful 6.75 L twin-turbo L series V8 engine. Bentley Mulsanne accelerates from 0 to 100 in under 5 seconds with a top speed of 295KPH.

 

#10 James Harden – Rolls Royce Wraith

Rolls Royce Wraith is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

‘The Beard’ or the ‘Chef harden’ of NBA James Harden has made a name for himself in the NBA. James Harden’s successful NBA career gives him 9 figure salary along with sponsor deals outside the court. One of the most notable cars from his garage is a Rolls Royce Wraith. This premium car is worth half a million dollars with a custom paint job and other exclusive features made only for him. Rolls Royce Wraith has an impressive 600 horsepower and a fine quality handmade interior.

#11 Anthony Davis – Mercedes Benz S55

Mercedes Benz S55 is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Anthony Davis is not only an established NBA player but also an Olympic gold medalist. He has made a name for himself at a young age and, not to mention a lot of money as well. He is currently playing for New Orleans Pelicans and signed a 5-year extension contract worth a whopping $145 million- one of the most expensive ever. In addition, Anthony Davis blew $150K on this custom-made Mercedes Benz S55,0, which generates an impressive 449 horsepower. With a promising career headed we are sure his car collection will keep growing.

 

#12 John Wall – Ferrari 458 Spider

Ferrari 458 Spider is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

John Wall currently plays for the Washington Guards in the point guard position. When it comes to dunks, the Washington Guards know who to count on as he is one of the best in the league for that. But he is on this list because of his impressive car collection and not the dunks. John Wall owns a Ferrari 458 Spider, which set him close to 220 grand including an exclusive custom paint job. This hyper cargo from 0 to 60 in under three seconds.

 

#13 Dwight Howard – Knight XV Truck

John Wall Ferrari is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

We have another one on this list from Dwight Howard’s car collection. Dwight Howard is a big guy standing at over 7 feet tall, and this super truck matches his large and dominant stature. He bought the Knight XV Truck for a mind-boggling $600 grand. This powerful machinery weighs over 13,000lb with bulletproof windows and body. Only 17 of these were ever made, which makes this not just expensive, but also exclusive. It boasts a super-powerful V10 6.8 – liter engine with 300 horsepower.

 

#14 Derrick Rose – Bugatti Veyron

Dwight Howard’s truck is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

Derrick Rose made history by becoming the youngest MVP in the history of the NBA. Unfortunately, his career went towards a downward spiral because of constant injuries. However, he still made loads of money throughout his professional career with high-paying salaries and sponsor deals. One of the rare beauties from his garage is his Bugatti Veyron which is worth around $1.7 million. The Veyron boasts a robust W16 engine with 4 turbochargers and 1,000 horse-powers. It can reach a record-breaking top speed of 250 mph.

 

#15 Shaquille O’Neal’s Lamborghini Gallardo

Shaq’s Lamborghini is one of the most expensive NBA player cars.

We had to add one more from Big Shaq’s collection because it’s so huge. A lot of celebrities own a Lamborghini; what’s the big deal? Well, folks, this Lamborghini is unlike any other you ever saw. Because Shaq stands at over 7 feet, it was impossible to fit inside a Lamborghini. So, what did he do? He got an extra 12 inch stretched Lamborghini made just for him. Apparently, when you are Shaquille O’Neal you can get anything you wish, even a stretched Lamborghini Gallardo.

 

Which NBA Player Has the Most Expensive Car?

NBA superstars own limited edition and exclusive automobiles but the NBA player with the most expensive car is Derrick Rose. He owns a Bugatti Veyron which is worth a staggering $1.7 million. Veyron is one of the fastest cars in the world and only a few were ever produced.

 

Which NBA Player Has The Most Expensive Car Collection?

The NBA player with the most expensive car collection is the ‘King’ LeBron James. LeBron James is a three-time NBA champion making him one of the greatest of all time. He owns the following cars in his collection.

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