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10 Best Xennials in the NBA

Posted on 1 Jul, 2017, by in NBA

People love defining things. Turns out the era between Generation X and the Millennials, something around 1977 to 1983, is now coined Xennials according to some professor in Australia, with the numbers to back him up. All the while I thought that’s Generation Y, but who cares? What’s important is it gave us an excuse to comb through the older generation of NBA players, and pick out the 10 best Xennials still doing their thing in the league. More

10 Oldest Players in the NBA

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

Another year goes by, and the oldest players in the NBA keep changing, with the previous geezers retiring. In the latest “top” 10 of old guys playing in the league in 2016-2017, there are 7 remaining players who were born in the 1970’s, a disappearing breed. This includes former teammates Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry, while the Los Angeles Clippers are the only team with two reps here: Paul Pierce and Jamal Crawford. More

10 Oldest NBA Players Heading Into the 2015-2016 Season

Posted on 15 Oct, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Our annual rundown of the 10 oldest NBA players heading into the new season (2015-2016 this time) includes two players from the San Antonio Spurs (Tim Duncan & Manu Ginobili), two from the Los Angeles Clippers (Pablo Prigioni and Paul Pierce) and two from the Minnesota Timberwolves (Kevin Garnett & Andre Miller). Chris Andersen, Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Terry and Vince Carter complete the list of the league’s most elderly men. More

Oldest NBA Players With a Triple Double

Posted on 7 Dec, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

Early on in the 2014-2015 NBA Season, we’ve seen two dinosaurs of the game record triple doubles, something you don’t really expect from old and falling apart players. However, Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant are special, putting themselves among a select few to get that 10-10-10 mark (or better) past the age of 36, joining the likes of Karl Malone, Magic Johnson and Jason Kidd among others. More

10 Oldest NBA Players Heading Into the 2014-2015 Season

Posted on 23 Oct, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

A new NBA season begins with five new faces on the list of the 10 oldest players in the league, joining those who are quite used to this distinction of being elderly – Vince Carter, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Andre Miller and Steve Nash. More

10 Oldest Players in the 2014 NBA Playoffs

Posted on 22 Apr, 2014, by in Featured, NBA

Older teams are usually more successful when it comes to winning NBA titles, so there’s no surprise quite a few teams in the NBA playoffs have two or more veterans among the top 10 oldest players in the postseason, with the Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls and the San Antonio Spurs each represented by two players on this list. More

10 Oldest NBA Players Heading Into the 2013-2014 Season

Posted on 29 Oct, 2013, by in Featured

Unlike last year, there isn’t one “dominant” team when it comes to the top 10 oldest NBA players, with no player starting off the season into the fifth decade in his life, and only one, Steve Nash of the Los Angeles Lakers, crossing the 40 years threshold at some point during the season. More

10 Oldest NBA Players

Posted on 29 Oct, 2012, by in Featured

The list of the ten oldest players beginning the 2012-2013 NBA season has a few certain future hall of fame inductees on it, like Tim Duncan, Steve Nash, Ray Allen and Jason Kidd. There are two players over the age of 40, Grant Hill and Kurt Thomas but the most impressive fact is the New York Knicks having four of these players, including Rasheed Wallace coming out of retirement. More

Top Ten Oldest Players in the NBA, Heading into 2011-2012

Posted on 20 Dec, 2011, by in Featured

The ten oldest NBA players who’ll still be playing basketball, despite that 40 years old mark waiting just around the corner (some will turn 40 this season). They deserve our respect for every minute they clock in during the 2011-2012 season. More

The Oldest Players in NBA History

Posted on 27 Jun, 2011, by in Featured

From fossils that played during the BAA years to guys who played just a few years ago, here are the oldest guys to ever play in the NBA. More