Photos of the NBA’s Oldest Team As Rookies

James entered the NBA as an 18-year-old in 2003.

LeBron James in 2003.

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Anthony Davis is 28, but he’s already entering his 10th season in the NBA.

Anthony Davis reacts during a game in 2021.

Anthony Davis in 2021.

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Davis was the consensus No. 1 pick when he entered the league in 2012.

Anthony Davis smiles on the court during a game in 2012.

Anthony Davis in 2012.

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Russell Westbrook, 32, was traded to the Lakers this summer to form a new Big 3.

Russell Westbrook celebrates on the court during a game in 2021.

Russell Westbrook in 2021.

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Westbrook was drafted in 2008 out of UCLA.

Russell Westbrook holds the ball and looks up during a game in 2008.

Russell Westbrook in 2008.

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Carmelo Anthony is the oldest player on the roster at 37.

Carmelo Anthony holds the ball during a game in 2021.

Carmelo Anthony in 2021.

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Anthony and James are the last two remaining active players from the 2003 draft.

Carmelo Anthony claps during a game in 2003.

Carmelo Anthony in 2003.

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