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NBA’s Morris twins take Justin Bieber’s onetime lease home for a spin

The circular glass house in Beverly Hills offered for short- and long-term lease has drawn celebrities such as Justin Bieber and NBA players Markieff and Marcus Morris.

The circular glass house in Beverly Hills offered for short- and long-term lease has drawn celebrities such as Justin Bieber and NBA players Markieff and Marcus Morris.

(Nick Springett | Inset: Getty Images)

One might say celebrities are running circles around this income property in Beverly Hills.

Known for its cylindrical glass-and-steel appearance, the Ed Niles-designed contemporary has become a short-term go-to for A-listers and athletes since selling last year for $10.5 million.

The property is offered at $59,000 a month for long-term lease or between $5,500 and $6,000 a night for short-term tenants. Occupants of note include Justin Bieber, who leased the steel-ribbed fishbowl after his exit from Calabasas last year, and rapper Meek Mill, who in February used the house to throw a Grammy after-party.

More recently, NBA players Markieff and Marcus Morris popped in for a visit before the start of training camp. The twin brothers, who play for the Phoenix Suns and Detroit Pistons, respectively, also had a $20,000 private chef and a personal driver at their disposal during their six-day stay.

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Built in 2009, the three-level home centers on a circular garden courtyard set within tempered walls of glass. Walkways of polished Portuguese blue marble lead through large expanses of grass to a sail-shaped infinity pool and spa.

Formal living and dining rooms, a second-story family room, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms are within more than 6,500 square feet of interiors. An aluminum-sheathed staircase and an elevator run between each level.

Garage space for as many as seven cars completes the gated half-acre setting.

The University of Kansas alums, both first-round draft picks in 2011, will be wearing different uniforms this year after the Suns dealt Marcus Morris to the Pistons in July.

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A small forward, Marcus Morris averaged 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds coming off the bench last season. Markieff Morris, a power forward, averaged 15.3 points and 6.2 rebounds while starting all 82 games for the Suns.

Lee Mintz of Partners Trust Real Estate was the leasing agent for the twins.

Twitter: @NJLeitereg


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