LeBron James Reacts to Being the Oldest Player in the NBA

By: Fatima Roshni Image credit: Getty Images

38-year-old NBA star LeBron James establishing his career as one of the eminent basketball player currently in the league as the Lakers forward will be making his 21st-season debut this season.

On the list of most experienced players currently in the NBA, the 4-time NBA Champion, however, tops the list, holding a similar position as the eldest player in the NBA.

Following Udonis Haslem's retirement from the NBA this season, the change in position has now been acquired by James stepping on the list of players with a long-season career as of now.

The 42-year-old former player and 3-time Champion carries a prominent 20-season career with Miami Heat as one of the longest-tenured players in the league's history prior to being drafted in 2002.

Taking forward his excitement on becoming the league's eldest player, LeBron's reaction in the video was shared by NBA on Twitter, followed by LeBron's repost on social media with emoji reactions.

The reaction, however, took everyone by surprise, with such a reaction coming from the NBA legend after much speculation on his return to the league and with the Lakers for yet another season.

Besides LeBron, former player Vince Carter also has a 21-season career in NBA history as part of eight franchises and a career average of 16.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game.

After suffering a disappointing loss in the NBA playoffs against the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers will be returning to LeBron's experience and acquiring players like Christian Wood to their roster.

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