Kobe Bryant lists Newport Beach mansion

LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a torn achilles tendon, is liquidating his vast real estate portfolio. According to Realestalker, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant recently listed their Newport Beach, Calif., mock-mediterranean McMansion for $8,599,000.

Kobe Bryant lists Newport Beach mansion

The 8,471 square feet mansion features 4 bedrooms and 4 full and 3 half bathrooms. Property records show Bryant purchased the mock-med mansion from a sports agent for an unknown sum in 2001.

The previous owner paid a mere $1.7 million for the mansion in 1997. The house boasts a 2-story foyer, 3 carved stone fireplaces, a paneled library/office with shark tank, an 850 sq. ft. fitness room, a movie theater, and a hair salon.

The resort-style backyard features an extra deep free form pool, an outdoor kitchen, three fire pits, and an elevated outdoor lounge area with panoramic views of the Orange County coastline.

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