When it comes to sports stars trying to unload their mansions, the western suburbs are great pretty crowded these days.
Paul Pierce, the long-time Celtics great traded to the Nets, is taking care of some unfinished business back here in Boston, putting his five bedroom, six-bath Lincoln spread on the market for $2.6 million.
Pierce may have been the Celtics most prolific scorers - No. 2, just ahead of Bird and behind Havilcek - but he's not exactly shooting for the moon with the sale of his 8,362 square foot contemporary.
The Truth is looking for a relatively modest $200,000 gain, having bought his Lincoln mini-manse, which boats big windows looking onto a wooded, 1.87 acre lot, for $2.4 million back in 2003.
Kevin Garnett, his fellow Celtics great turned Nets star, is looking to unload his Concord house for $4.85 million. (Garnett's house, though, is nearly twice the size and comes with 13 acres, so no, the big guy has not lost it.)
Still, both are bargains compared to poor Curt Schilling?s 20-room Medfield estate.
After picking it up from Drew Bledsoe for $4.5 million and then trying to pocket an even larger sum, Schilling has spent years trying to unload his Medfield mansion to no avail, despite dropping the price to under $3 million.
Schilling recently sold off the contents of the compound in a crowd pleasing estate sale and has since moved to more economical quarters in town.
It never pays to overpay. And that's the truth!
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