- Lakers small forward LeBron James has shown off his new $110,000 watch and claims he already nicknamed it 'Papa Smurf'
- The 37-year-old is known as a watch collector, having acquired expensive watches from several brands
- The 37-year-old is entering his 20th year in the NBA and has shown no signs of slowing down
NBA star LeBron James has revealed his new $110,000 Audemars Piguet watch and claims he's already given it a nickname.
Being one of the richest sports stars in the world the Lakers star flexed his brand new watch on Instagram, giving it the nickname 'Papa Smurf' because of its vivid blue colour.
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According to the Mirror, NBA star and serial watch collector LeBron showed off his latest acquisition, the legendary Audemars Piguet 41mm Perpetual Calendar Royal Oak. The watch was meticulously stored in a blueberry-blue ceramic case.
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At first glance, the product is mesmerising. The watch is imbued with stunning details, which makes it more marvellous. Papa Smurf is a cartoon character, the leader of many young smurfs.
LeBron James reveals expensive new watch
The applied indices and facetted hands are 18-carat white gold and contain luminescent material, with a 22-carat gold open-worked oscillating weight.
In his collection, he has Richard Mille RM 11-03, Patek Philippe Nautilus, Richard Mille RM 11-03 “Jean Todt”, Patek Philippe 6102R, Rolex Day-Date, and the custom-made Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore “LeBron James”.
The 37-year-old is entering his 20th year in the NBA and will certainly go down as one of the greatest players of all time. The four-time NBA champion will likely pip Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the player with the most points in the league's history.
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Sports Brief earlier reported on ESPN's annual ranking of NBA players ahead of the new season.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Stephen Curry and Joel Embiid completed the top five.
Considering his Lakers team failed to make the playoffs, James was ranked sixth, which isn't terrible for a guy entering his 20th season.