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Former Sonic Shawn Kemp relists lakefront mansion outside Seattle

Shawn Kemp’s lakefront mansion

New year, new listing for retired basketball star Shawn Kemp. After offering up his Maple Valley, Wash., mansion for $3.7 million last summer, he recently brought it back to market at $2.5 million.

That’s a mere $100,000 more than he paid for it in 2003, records show.

The lakefront retreat spans five forested acres outside Seattle, where Kemp played eight seasons with the now-defunct SuperSonics. In addition to a 13,000-square-foot home, the gated grounds hold a swimming pool, spa, putting green, tennis court and, of course, a basketball court.

Fit for a big man, the two-story home features high ceilings over expansive living spaces. Paneled walls touch up the living room and formal dining room, and other highlights include an open-concept kitchen and a pair of wet bars.

There’s also an office, recreation room and multiple bonus rooms. Upstairs, a second-story balcony takes in views of the flat backyard and tree-covered grounds, which descend to Webster Lake.

Five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms round out the floor plan, including a master suite with a spa tub. A four-car garage fronts the home, and across the property, there’s a larger detached garage.

Kemp, 49, was a McDonald’s All-American in 1988 before being drafted by the Sonics in the first round of the 1989 NBA draft. Over the course of his 14-year career, he racked up 15,347 points and 8,834 assists.

Jane and Robert Potashnick of Coldwell Banker Bain hold the listing. | Twitter: @jflem94