NBA Star Andre Iguodala’s Top 5 Watches

Andre Iguodala has enjoyed quite a year. Fresh from winning the 2015 NBA Championship and being given the Finals MVP award, the Golden State Warriors swingman will be playing in the 2016 Finals this week. But Iguodala has also made a strong impression off-court.

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Named as one of Sports Illustrated’s 50 Most Fashionable Athletes, he has quickly earned a reputation as one of the most stylish men in the NBA with a special affinity for collecting fine watches. Ahead of Sotheby’s Important Watches auction, we spoke with him about which pieces from the upcoming sale stood out.

1 of 5 | Rolex

1 of 5 | Rolex

Rolex, A Stainless Steel Automatic Center Seconds Wristwatch. Estimate $4,000–6,000.

"This is actually a watch I considered purchasing last year. It's a beautiful everyday piece and the color makes it feel unique."

2 of 5 | Patek Philippe

2 of 5 | Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe, A Large Stainless Steel Automatic Wristwatch. Estimate $22,000–28,000.

"Aesthetically, this watch is beautiful and unique. I love the Patek silhouette circa 2006 – it also looks great in rose gold."

3 of 5 | Franck Muller

3 of 5 | Franck Muller

Franck Muller, An Oversized Yellow Gold Tonneau-Form Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch. Estimate $5,000–7,000.

"I've always admired Franck Muller from a distance. I haven't gotten around to actually purchasing one, but I love this one! The history of this brand is quite special and the craftsmanship is superb."

4 of 5 | Audemars Piguet

4 of 5 | Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet, A Fine Pink Gold Tourbillon Chronograph Wristwatch. Estimate $30,000–50,000.

"My favorite company and one I'm personally close with. I own more of these than any other brand. Speechless."

5 of 5 | Richard Mille

5 of 5 | Richard Mille

Richard Mille, A Fine Limited Edition Carbon Tonneau-Form Automatic Annual Calendar Flyback Chronograph Wristwatch. Estimate $50,000–70,000.

"This company has taken the industry by storm. The movement of the pieces are exquisite and aesthetically it gives off a sense of power."

 

Sotheby’s Important Watches Auction
8 June | New York

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