Basketball Great Kevin Garnett Sells Malibu Mansion For $16 Million

The Malibu estate contains a multi-level mansion with some 11,000 square feet of living space (HILTON & HYLAND).

NBA great Kevin Garnett has sold his unfinished mansion in Malibu for $16 million.

At the center of the 7-acre ocean-view compound is an 11,000-square-foot home in the process of being built. A gated driveway circles the entire property and leads to a large motorcourt at the front of the house.

The massive estate takes in views of the ocean.

Kevin Garnett has sold his massive estate along Pacific Coast Highway for $16 million (HILTON & HYLAND).

Plans, permits and Coastal Commission approval are in place for the new owner to put their own stamp on the style and finishes.

“This sale in particular reflects the continuing strength of the Malibu market,” says Eric Hassan of Hilton & Hyland, who shared the listing with Barbara Tenenbaum of the same office. ”I look forward to seeing the new buyer’s vision for the finished property.”

An artist's rendering shows on vision for the Kevin Garnett project.

A rendering show the potential for low-rise landscaping fronting a contemporary dwelling (STEPHEN PHILLIPS ARCHITECTS (SPARCHS) | HILTON & HYLAND).

Renderings show the potential for the multi-story contemporary, which will look back on a swimming pool. A courtyard with a modern low-rise garden could be placed at the entrance to the house.

Floating staircases with glass banisters, floor-to-ceiling windows and wood plank floors are depicted as interior options.

Mature landscaping lines the driveway to the unfinished Malibu mansion.

Mature landscaping lines the driveway to the unfinished Malibu mansion (STEPHEN PHILLIPS ARCHITECTS (SPARCHS) | HILTON & HYLAND).

Expanses of lawn offer the potential for sports activities. Mature trees ring the property.

The Hall of Famer, 45, spent 21 seasons in the NBA. The power forward and frequent MVP played with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets, retiring in 2016.


During four decades of covering luxury and celebrity housing, I’ve looked into people’s homes, lives and property records through many lenses. I was the Los Angeles Times Real Estate section editor for eight years, the Hot Property columnist for six and did stints as a newspaper reporter, copy editor and page designer. My work for The Times Business, Home and Real Estate sections has garnered in-house and national awards for blogging, editing and feature writing.

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