Former Sydney Kings basketballer Ben Madgen, who has just joined the newly formed South East Melbourne Phoenix, is selling his redundant Sydney residence.
The South Australian-born, former NBL leading scorer, called the Stanmore apartment home for two years while he was playing for the Sydney Kings.
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He bought the unit with wife Bria Kirk for $730,000 in 2013, having been picked up by the Kings in 2010. He won the NBL Rookie of the Year.
Madgen left Sydney in 2015 to play basketball across Europe, prompting the apartment to be leased at $730 a week.
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Set in an 1890s Victorian mansion that was transformed into a 14-unit residential complex, it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Madgen and Kirk have renovated the apartment throughout since their purchase.
Ray White agents Ercan Ersan and Brendon Inthachack have a guide of $900,000 for its March 16 auction. The couple have also owned a two-bedroom home in Oatley which cost $1.3 million in 2017.
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Madgen grew up in the Barossa Valley in South Australia and attended a US college in Augusta, Georgia. The couple have two children, having welcomed Mack River Madgen in the new year. They had son Xavi in 2016.
Madgen has played in Belgium, Lithuania and Germany in recent years.