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You can buy Marcus Fizer’s tricked-out 1999 Mercedes for a very reasonable price

Kelly Dwyer
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Marcus Fizer tries to remember the name of the teammate next to him. (Getty Images)

This is not Marcus Fizer's car, because though Busted Coverage was solid enough in its reporting to find a listing for Fizer's former car on eBay, the former first-round washout of the Chicago Bulls is currently not in possession of this heavily customized 1999 Mercedes CL500. Though Fizer wasn't heavily compensated for his 289-game NBA stint, he has found footing playing for various clubs overseas in the years since his last NBA appearance in 2006. So we very much doubt that this is some telling way of pointing out that Fizer is hard up for cash, as Busted Coverage contends.

Selling the car for $10,000, after an advertised $20,000 worth of mods, is a little bit of bad news. Then again, the seller on the eBay listing couldn't even be bothered to spell Fiser's name correctly, so we're not sure who to trust in this instance. What we do know is that a very shiny Merc coupe with a very heavy speaker system plopped in the back can be yours for about half the price of that sensible new Volkswagen Jetta you were considering.

Click the jump for some photos and specs:

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1999 Mercedes CL500, very red. (Courtesy eBay)

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The interior of a car that once belonged to Marcus Fizer. We think. (Courtesy eBay)

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This is the part of the car, youngsters, where you put in the 'Compact Disc.' (Courtesy eBay)

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Big speakers to play Nelly's 'Country Grammar' on. (Courtesy eBay)

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Place for two of Marcus Fizer's friends to sit, one comfortably. (Courtesy eBay)

From the eBay listing:

ONLY 73,900 Miles That's Only 5,200 Miles a yr
Chicago Bulls Marcus Fiser Owned
Beautiful Custom Red Exterior
All Leather & Suede Custom Red/ Gray Interior
TOTALLY CUSTOM CAR!!!
315-HP 5.0L V-8 Engine
5-Speed Automatic Transmission W/ O/D
Four-Wheel ABS Brakes
Traction Control System
2 In dash and Glove Box Telephones
Automatic Dual-Zone Air Conditioning
Power Glass Moonroof
Power Windows Bullet Proof
Power Mirrors
Power Locks

So, you've got your of-its-era V-8, the leather and suede, power windows, power locks, automatic gearbox, and … Marcus Fizer put bulletproof windows in his car?

Did he think Tim Floyd was packing?

The vehicle currently has zero bids.

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