NBA Style’s Biggest 2020 Luxury Watch Trends | Collecting like a baller

Rolex to Audemars Piguet, NBA players can’t stop collecting these luxury watches

Luka Doncic wearing a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Frosted 18k Pink Gold Model 15454OR.GG.1259OR.03 (Photo Above)

1. Luka Doncic wearing a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Frosted 18k Pink Gold Model 15454OR.GG.1259OR.03 (Photo Above)

Luka Doncic has emerged as one of the best in the NBA. The 20 year old Slovenian player plays for the Dallas Mavericks. The MVP candidate averages 28.5pts, 10.7rebs, and 9.1ast. On this day, he scored 27pts, 7reb, and 7 assist. 

Luka is sporting the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Frosted 18k Pink Gold Model 15454OR.GG.1259OR.03. The Frosted textured is the newest high luxury finish from Audemars Piguet. "Pink gold scintillates with the allure of “diamond dust” sparkle thanks to tiny, light-refracting indentations – result of a hammering technique, perfected by Audemars Piguet craftspeople as the wholly contemporary Frosted Gold finishing. The new pink gold-toned dial is a perfect match for the case and bracelet." ~ Audemars Piguet. The Royal Oak Frosted has a retail price of $49,600.

The current market price of this Royal Oak Frosted is $45,000 - $47,000.




Ben Simmons wearing a Rolex Day-Date 40MM 18k Yellow Gold President Model 228348RBR with Factory Diamond Dial and Factory Diamond Baguette Champagne Dial (Photo Above)

2. Ben Simmons wearing a Rolex Day-Date 40MM 18k Yellow Gold President Model 228348RBR with Factory Diamond Dial and Factory Diamond Baguette Champagne Dial (Photo Above)

Ben Simmons is a Australian NBA player for the Philadelphia 76ers. He won Rookie of the Year in 2018 and became an NBA All-Star in 2019. On this day, Simmons scored 19pts, dished out 4ast, and grabbed 12reb. (1/26/19)
Ben is wearing the Rolex 40MM 18k Yellow Gold Day-Date President model  228348RBR with factory diamond dial and factory diamond baguette champagne dial. "The President Bracelet. The design, development and production of Rolex bracelets and clasps, as well as the stringent tests they face, involve advanced high technology. And, as with all the components of the watch, aesthetic controls by the human eye guarantee impeccable beauty. The President bracelet, with its semi-circular three piece links, was created in 1956 for the launch of the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date. It represents the ultimate in refinement and comfort and is always made of carefully selected precious metals." ~Rolex 

This Rolex 40MM Yellow Gold Day-Date has a current retail price with $50,900.

The current market value of this Factory Diamond Day-Date is $40,000 - $43,000.




Russel Westbrook wearing a Richard Mille RM011 Felipe Massa NTPT 10th Anniversary Limited Edition in Titanium on Blue Strap


3. Russel Westbrook 
wearing a Richard Mille 
RM011 Felipe Massa NTPT 10th Anniversary Limited Edition on Blue Strap (Photo Above)

Russell Westbrook is a professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets. Westbrook is a 2x scoring champion, 8x all-star, and NBA most valuable. He is the only player since Oscar Robertson so average a triple double. On this day he scored 17 points. 

Russ is wearing a Richard Mille RM011 Felipe Massa NTPT 10th Anniversary Limited Edition in NTPT Carbon composite in black on Blue Strap. The Richard Mille RM011 was produced in 2007 in collaboration with Felipe Massa. The RM 011 was designed with the high-tech precision engineering of F1 racing cars in mind. This specific model is made in titanium and a carbon composite produced by NTPT. Carbon fiber is not just a material: the NTPT material is used by F1 teams, Solar Impulse, or America Cup teams. All users have recognized that NTPT™ products represent the highest material performance. Carbon fiber composites now have a new reference. The Richard Mille RM011 Felipe Massa ( Brazilian Formula E and former Formula One racing driver). The NTPT 10th Anniversary Limited to 100 pieces has an estimated retail price $150,000. 

The current market value of this limited RM011 is $300,000 - $400,000.



Blake Griffin wearing a Rolex Datejust II 126333 41MM Factory Champagne Diamond Dial Two-Tone Jubilee

4. Blake Griffin wearing a Rolex Datejust II 126333 41MM Factory Champagne Diamond Dial Two-Tone Jubilee (Photo Above)

Blake Griffin is a professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons. The former #1 overall pick from Oklahoma is a McDonald’s All-American, Rookie of the Year, NBA slam dunk champion, and 6x All-Star. Griffin’s debut posted 19 points, 6 assists, and 7 rebounds.

Blake is wearing one of the most desirable 41MM Datejust II models with it's factory diamond dial and new model jubilee bracelet. "The Jubilee Bracelet on the Datejust II. The design, development and production of Rolex bracelets and clasps, as well as the stringent tests they face, involve advanced high technology. And, as with all the components of the watch, aesthetic controls by the human eye guarantee impeccable beauty. The Jubilee, a supple and comfortable five-piece link metal bracelet, was designed and made especially for the launch of the Oyster Perpetual Datejust in 1945." ~Rolex 

The current market value is in the $13,700 - $14,000.



Tobais Harris wearing a Rolex Datejust II 126334 41mm White Stick Jubilee

5. Tobais Harris wearing a Rolex Datejust II 126334 41MM White Stick Jubilee (Photo Above)

Tobias Harris is a professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers. Tobias is a premier PF in the league who gives back to his community. Harris donated $300,00 to education reforms in the city of Philadelphia. Harris inked a 5 year $180 million dollar deal this offseason with the 76ers. 
Tobias Harris is wearing a Rolex Datejust II White Stick Steel 126334 on jubilee bracelet. "White Dial. The dial is the distinctive face of a Rolex watch, the feature most responsible for its identity and readability. Characterized by hour markers fashioned from 18 ct gold to prevent tarnishing, every Rolex dial is designed and manufactured in-house, largely by hand to ensure perfection." ~Rolex

The current market value is in the $9,700 - $10,000.



Damian Lillar wearing a Rolex Day-Date 218238 41MM White Stick Jubilee

6. Damian Lillar wearing a Rolex Day-Date 218238 41MM Champagne Stick President Bracelet (Photo Above) 

Damian Lillard is a 4x NBA All-Star for the Portland Trail Blazers. The point guard inked a 4 year $190 million dollar contract in 2019. Lillard is having a career best season averaging 28.6pts, 7.1ast, and 4.9rebs. 


Damian Lillar is wearing the discontinued Rolex Day-Date 41MM 218238 in solid 18k yellow gold.

Originally produced in 2012, this 41MM Rolex was produced for a very short period of time until the 40MM side took over it's place as the modern Rolex Day-Date.

This Rolex Day-Date 41MM in yellow gold has a current market value of $35,000 - $38,000.

 

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