Who’s the Oldest NBA Player in History?

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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Sep 24, 2022, 11:42 AM

Several current NBA stars have been in the league for 10, 12, or 15 years, as they play into the 30s. That begs the question, who’s the oldest NBA player of all time?

As you browse NBA odds this season, here’s an interesting bit of league history:

Who’s the Oldest NBA Player in History?

Nat Hickey is the oldest NBA player of all time.

Hickey was 45 years and 363 days old when he played two games for the Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) – which merged with the National Basketball League (NBL) in 1949 to form the NBA – in 1948 while also serving as the team’s head coach.

He shot a combined 0-6 from the floor and committed five fouls but scored two points off free throws.

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