Ranking Youngest NBA Players in 2024

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GG Jackson #45 of the Memphis Grizzlies brings the ball up court during the game against the Indiana Pacers at FedExForum.
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Chase Kiddy @chaseakiddy May 15, 2024, 5:06 PM

Players can enter the NBA at a very young age. Some of the most talented players are drafted by teams with the worst NBA odds to win a title, so it may take them a while to develop. 

GG Jackson is currently the youngest player in the NBA. Memphis drafted him at No. 45 overall in the 2023.

Below is a list of the top 10 youngest NBA players, with their ages recorded as of May 15, 2024.

Ranking Youngest NBA Players in 2024

RankPlayerTeamAge
1Gregory (GG) Jackson IIGrizzlies19 years, 150 days
2Dariq WhiteheadNets19 years, 288 days
3Bilal CoulibalyWizards19 years, 294 days
4Noah ClowneyNets19 years, 306 days
5Cam WhitmoreRockets19 years, 312 days
6Rayan RupertBlazers19 years, 350 days
7Nick Smith Jr.Hornets20 years, 27 days
8Sidy CissokoSpurs20 years, 43 days
9Jordan WalshCeltics20 years, 73 days
10Amari BaileyHornets20 years, 88 days

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Chase Kiddy

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Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.

Chase Kiddy is a writer for BetMGM and co-host of The Lion's Edge, an NFL and college football podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and everywhere else. He has also written for a number of print and online outlets, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Washington Post, Daily News-Record, and HERO Sports. His first novel, Cave Paintings, is in development.