There’s a familiar refrain that almost everyone uses when they talk about the NBA lockout: “millionaires vs. billionaires.”It’s a populist phrase implying that these two sides should get over themselves and work out a deal, because they’re both making a bajillion bucks anyway.
But is that far?
We compared the houses of owners those of their players.
NBA owners are generally in a separate economic class, based on the relative awesomeness of their houses. But the NBA’s biggest stars give them a run for their money.
New Jersey Nets owner Mikahil Prokorhov lost his $55 million deposit when he decided not to buy the $750 million Villa Leopolda
Wizards player Rashard Lewis sold his Seattle-area house for under $5 million when he left the Sonics
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison owns one of the 50 largest superyachts in the world. It's so big, it could probably be considered a house
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