At 41 years and 264 days of age, Atlanta Hawks veteran forward Vince Carter reached an NBA milestone when the Hawks took the court on Wednesday to kick off the 2018-2019 regular season, when Carter was in the starting lineup.
With the start for Atlanta, Carter became the second-oldest player to start an NBA opener in league history, second only to Robert Parish who started a season opener when he was 42 years and 65 days old.
At 41 years, 264 days old, the @ATLHawks Vince Carter is the second-oldest player to start a season opener in NBA history. Robert Parish was the the oldest (42 years, 65 days).
— Justin Kubatko (@jkubatko) October 17, 2018
NBA Trade Deadline
February 7th, 2019 at 3 p.m. ET is the deadline for the 2019 NBA trade deadline. Fans and analysts all have their eyes on Anthony Davis. New Orleans Pelicans All-Star power forward, center Anthony Davis could possibly leave the Pelicans. The Los Angeles Lakers have been pushing to bring Davis to LA to join Lebron James. The New York Knicks have added themselves to be an option for the Davis trade.
According to Marc Stein article Knicks and Lakers Said to Be Top Destinations for Anthony Davis; “Anthony Davis has the Knicks on equal footing with the Los Angeles Lakers as he considers what teams he would be willing to join on a long -term deal after securing a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans”. The Knicks are an option for the Davis. 3 p.m. ET today will determine if Davis leaves or stays on New Orleans.
Pacers Sign Stephan Hicks to 10-Day Contract
Hicks, 26, has spent the past four seasons with the Pacers’ G League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, averaging 16.2 points per game, and 7 rebounds this season.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s Contract Extended
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had his contact extended through the 2023-24 season, which was announced out of the NBA Board of Governor’s meeting this week.
Silver, who has worked for the league since 1992, has gotten mostly positive reviews since taking over for David Stern back in 2014.
Silver’s work on expanding the league globally and his active and progressive approach to social issues in the United States have stood out during his tenure.
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