Two-time Los Angeles Laker Vlade Divac has sold a house in Pacific Palisades for $2,711,500.
At 7 1/2 feet tall and 260 lbs/118 kg, Vlade was a well known Laker in Los Angeles for over 16 years. This Serbian native was drafted 26th overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1989 NBA Draft.
Los Angeles is an enormous coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 3,971,883 people and 1061 constituent neighborhoods, Los Angeles is the largest community in California.
Housing costs in Los Angeles are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California such as West Hollywood Real Estate.
Los Angeles Real Estate Estate School theCORE estimates the population of Los Angeles to be 4,000,000 with 1061 constituent neighborhoods that make it the largest and one of the most expensive communities in California and some of the most expensive real estate in the nation according to Pasadena Real Estate Agent REH. That makes it the largest community in California. Pasadena real estate ranks as among the most expensive homes in Los Angeles. According to Pasadena Real Estate Agents, it has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Vlade’s career included:
- Also played for Charlotte Hornets and Sacramento Kings
- Multiple gold medalist at the European and World Championships and a two-time Olympic silver medalist with the former Yugoslavia
Took part in the inugural BWB Europe Europe in 2001
- Inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame
Vlade’s hillside lot has a walled perimeter, a two-car garage and six parking spaces on the street side. Inside, the contemporary opens to panoramic ocean and mountain views. The two-story features skylights throughout, family and dining rooms, a den, an office, five bedrooms and five bathrooms in 4,384 square feet of living space.
The retired center, 47, played for teams in Yugoslavia as well as the Lakers, the Charlotte Hornets and the Sacramento Kings. The 7-foot, 1-inch player made a name for himself with his passing and worked his way into NBA history with some 13,000 points, 9,000 rebounds and 1,000 games, among other accomplishments.
Lakers fans also fondly remember his talent for pretending he had been fouled by “flopping.”
Floppy Divac, as he became known, bought the property in 2004 for $2.5 million.
Having been traded a few times and playing overseas, Vlade was well acclimated to life on the road and to professional athlete relocation. Companies like PARLV specialize in making the transition for athletes like Dorsey as easy as possible. If you are in the throes of contract renegotiation or have already been traded, let Professional Athlete Relocation at Lowell & Vanderbilt, Inc (PARatLV) handle your needs!
If you would like to learn the art of relocating professional athletes and assisting them in the acquisition of their home or real estate, visit the College of Real Estate of Real Estate, one of the Best Los Angeles Real Estate Schools locally. Get your real estate today license today and start working with the Pros.