Hawks’ Vince Carter Begins 22nd NBA Season, Marking Longest Career Ever

Vince Carter is incredible.

At age 42, Carter began his 22nd NBA season Thursday in the Atlanta Hawks’ season opener against the Detroit Pistons. The appearance made him the first player in league history to appear in 22 seasons.

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To put it in perspective, Carter’s teammate, Trae Young, was born in 1998 — the year Carter was drafted fifth overall.