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NBA legend slashes price on waterfront mansion

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NAPLES — Pro basketball legend Larry Bird has cut the listing price for his waterfront home on Neapolitan Way, in the tony Park Shore neighborhood of Naples.

The new listing price, according to a post on, is $4.6 million, down from $4.8 million. The 6,000-square-foot home has expansive views of Venetian Bay, a gourmet kitchen, four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, according to the listing. It also has a four-car garage, a saltwater aquarium that's a backdrop to a full service bar, a state-of-the-art home theater and a tiki hut with a thatched roof and summer kitchen.

Bird played 13 years for the Boston Celtics and retired in 1992. He has since been a coach and executive for the Indiana Pacers. He bought the home in 1998 and it was put up for sale three years ago. The Collier County Property Appraiser's office assessed the house at $3.84 million for 2015. Premier Sotheby's International Realty is the listing agency for the home.


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