Wes Unseld was 32 when he won his first NBA championship, as was Oscar Robertson. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen were 31, 32 and (about to turn) 33 when they won their first title. Dirk Nowitzki was a week away from turning 33 when he won his first ring. Clyde Drexler was a week away from turning 33 when he won his. David Robinson, who recently warned the Golden State Warriors to enjoy what they have (before they’ve taken in a title with Kevin Durant) was a few months away from turning 34. Jerry West had just turned 34 when he won his.
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Carmelo Anthony is 32. The second-best player on his team this year will be 21, his franchise’s top free agent prize of the offseason is a 31-year old center who has fallen off significantly over the last few years due to injury (while shooting 38 percent and averaging 4.3 points a game in 2015-16), and hisRead More »from Jim Boeheim calls a championship run for Carmelo Anthony 'unlikely'