Matt Bonner selects official car of Matt Bonner

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ALL BALL NERVE CENTERMatt Bonner may be a career NBA player who has made plenty of money throughout his career, but above all else, he’s a practical dude. He likes playing chess (above), sandwiches, baby carrots — the simple things in life.

So it’s no surprise that when it came time for Matt Bonner to get a new ride, he didn’t go with a fancy sedan or some luxury vehicle. After trying a few foreign cars, the new official car of Matt Bonner is… an American-made 2014 Chevy Impala. He gave his reasons to the San Antonio Express News

“The leg room is far superior, which is basically No. 1. No. 2, it has over 300 horse power, which is plenty for me. And it still gets 29 MPGs, which is pretty good for a mid-size model. It had all the same technology packages. It has ventilated seats. It’s very luxurious.”

Bonner is obviously completely satisfied with his new car. Until, that is, a media member who shall remain nameless floated the idea of having his semi-famous red mamba snake head painted on the hood.

“Wow, I didn’t even think of that,” he said. “That’s awesome. I feel if I did that my car would be stolen in a week, though. Everyone would want it.”

13 Comments

  1. lbj says:

    Getting 2014 Chevy Impala and playing chess with a 9 yr old kid won’t give you your 2nd ring. You need to play with our “king” LeBron and play with our “king” 7 yr old daughter in Akron Ohio. We will trade Joe Harris and James Jones. We will not include Norris Cole from the trade since you’re just a bench player in Spurs we can include Norris Cole if you will include also your point guard Tony Parker in the trade!

  2. El Stone says:

    Such a humble guy. Fits right in with the Spurs organization.

  3. Nick says:

    I am not sure that Matt is “playing” with the kid on the photo. The way he is sitting, he should be playing with the white ones :-)… Maybe just teaching him some moves….

  4. MA says:

    Matt Bonner has two rings so far. just to let you know how much knowledge you have in Basketball.

  5. BLUCK says:

    This guy used to take the bus to games back when he was in Toronto. Very practical indeed!

  6. vinsanefan says:

    Bonner for President!

  7. tzvi go raptors/leafs says:

    im so sorry,matt, but no one wants ur car.no matter wat u do to it.