Under the Hill?

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As a companion to yesterday’s 40th birthday post, here are six players that played an NBA game on their 19th birthday (there are no players who played a game on their 18th birthday – the closest was Andrew Bynum, who played his first game when he was 18 years 6 days old).Looking at the results, we see a possible reason … Read More

Over the Hill?

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Since 1963, only 5 players have played an NBA basketball game on their 40th birthday.  Two of them, James Edwards and Jason Kidd, went for quality over quantity on their ruby anniversary. Each of them took and made just one shot.Two of the others had eerily similar stat lines.  John Stockton and Steve Nash are both revered as point gods … Read More