They say the NBA is a man’s game. That may be true to an extent, but the reality is several players have and will continue to enter the league while still in their teenage years, as the days of top prospects spending multiple seasons in college appear all but over.
Star young players can drastically change their teams’ NBA championship odds.
Who’s the Youngest NBA Player in History?
Born October 27, 1987, Bynum made his NBA regular season debut on November 2, 2005, while a member of the Los Angeles Lakers – six days after turning 18 years old. He played six minutes, failing to score, but did record two rebounds and two blocks.
10 Youngest Players in NBA History
|Player||Position||Birth Date||Regular Season Debut||Age of Debut|
|Andrew Bynum||C||October 27, 1987||November 2, 2005||18 Years, Six Days|
|Jermaine O’Neal||F/C||October 13, 1978||December 5, 1996||18 Years, 53 Days|
|Jim Browne||C||October 3, 1930||November 30, 1948||18 Years, 58 Days|
|Kobe Bryant||G||August 23, 1978||November 3, 1996||18 Years, 72 Days|
|Darko Milicic||C||June 20, 1985||October 31, 2003||18 Years, 133 Days|
|Stan Brown||F||June 27, 1929||November 13, 1947||18 Years, 139 Days|
|Bill Willoughby||F/C||May 20, 1957||October 23, 1975||18 Years, 156 Days|
|Tracy McGrady||G/F||May 24, 1979||October 31, 1997||18 Years, 160 Days|
|Yaroslav Korolev||F||May 7, 1987||November 4, 2005||18 Years, 181 Days|
|Andris Biedrins||C||April 2, 1986||November 5, 2004||18 Years, 217 Days|
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