Nowadays, numerous young talents are making their ways in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the upcoming NBA 2021-22 season, a large number of rookie are ready to make their maiden appearance in the NBA. Apart from young talents, various veterans will also be continuing their legacy and are ready to showcase their talent in the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2021-22 season. Joshua Primo will be the youngest player to take part in the 2021-22 NBA season. On the other side, Udonis Haslem will be the oldest player who will take part in the NBA 2021-22 season. Here are details about both of them.
Youngest Player in NBA 2021-22 Season – Joshua Primo
Joshua Primo is a Canadian professional basketball player. He will be representing the San Antonio Spurs in the 2021-22 season of the NBA. Primo was selected with the 12th pick in the 2021 NBA draft. He was part of the San Antonio Spurs 2021 NBA Summer League roster.
He played college basketball for Alabama and averaged 8.1 points and 3.4 rebounds per game last season. Furthermore, Joshua Primo has also represented Canada at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup in Greece. He was the youngest member of the squad aged 16 and averaged 4.2 points per game.
Oldest Player in NBA 2021-22 Season – Udonis Haslem
Udonis Haslem is an American professional basketball player. He will be featuring for the Miami Heat in the 2021-22 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 41 years old will be the oldest player in the upcoming season. He made his NBA debut with the Miami Heat in 2002. Since then, he has won three NBA championships, the last time he won the championship was in 2013.
This would be his 19th season in the NBA. Udonis Haslem has played 859 games in the regular season for the Miami Heat and averaged 7.6 points per game. Whereas, he has made 147 appearances for the Miami Heat in the playoffs and averaged 5.7 points per game. Haslem holds the record of most rebounds (5,775), most defensive rebounds (4,148) and most offensive rebounds (1, 607) for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
NBA 2021-22 Season Details
It will be the 76th season of the NBA. In the upcoming season, 30 teams will participate and a total of 82 matches will be played. The preseason will start from 4th October 2021. Whereas, the regular season will kick off from 19th October 2021.