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Basketball star buys Avril Lavigne's mansion

Avril Lavigne has sold her posh Californian mansion to basketball superstar Chris Paul.

The new Los Angeles Clippers player has paid an estimated $8.5 million for the Bel Air estate, which the pop singer originally listed for $9.5 million.

The eight-bedroom home features a wine cellar, 10-car garage, gym, sauna and a covered outdoor living room, according to TMZ.com.

The mansion once belonged to Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.