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Top 10 Oldest Players in NBA History

Top 10 Oldest Players in NBA History

Everyone talks about young players and rookies, but did you ever ask yourself - who is the oldest player who played in the NBA?

So far, a total of 24 players have played in the league who were 40 years or older and I will represent you top 10 oldest players in NBA History.

Honorable mentions: Jason Kidd (40 years, 56 days), Michael Jordan (40 years, 58 days), Steve Nash (40 years, 60 days)

10. Karl Malone - 40 years, 325 days

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9. Charles Jones - 41 years, 30 days

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8. John Stockton - 41 years, 35 days

Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images

Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images

7. Herb Williams - 41 years, 129 days

BOSTON - 1989:  Herb Williams #32 of the Indiana Pacers rebounds against the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1989 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 1989 NBAE (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images

6. Bob Cousy - 41 years, 151 days

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5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - 42 years, 6 days

Undated: Kareem Abdul- Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers poses for the camera as he lays on the court.  Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport

4. Dikembe Mutombo - 42 years, 300 days

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3. Robert Parish - 43 years, 254 days

1992:  Center Robert Parish of the Boston Celtics walks up court during the Celtics versus Denver Nuggets game in Denver, Colorado.     Mandatory Credit: Tim DeFrisco/ALLSPORT

Mandatory Credit: Tim DeFrisco/ALLSPORT

2. Kevin Willis - 44 years, 244 days

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1. Nat Hickey - 45 years, 363 days

Hickey (left) played for the Cleveland Rosenblums at close to 46 years of age

Hickey (left) played for the Cleveland Rosenblums at close to 46 years of age