2004-05 NBA Player Survey Results: Age

Is your favorite team shorter than most? Taller? Heavier? More experienced? Find out in the 2004-05 NBA Player Survey, which compiles roster data for all 30 teams.

CONTENTS
Youngest/Oldest Players
Average Height
Average Weight
Average Age
Average Experience
Colleges
Historical Averages; Meet "Mr. Average"


No. 1 draft pick Dwight Howard is the second-youngest player in the NBA this season.
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2004-05 NBA PLAYER SURVEY AVERAGES (ordered by age)
TeamAge30+
Houston29.1606
Minnesota29.1534
New Orleans28.5556
Detroit28.5048
San Antonio28.3524
New Jersey28.3215
New York28.1777
Atlanta28.0335
Sacramento27.7784
Golden State27.6464
Denver27.4414
Orlando27.2644
Miami27.1574
Dallas27.1514
Milwaukee27.1192
Indiana27.0512
Philadelphia27.0324
Toronto26.9484
Cleveland26.6074
LA Lakers26.5233
Portland26.3754
Boston26.3573
Seattle26.2361
LA Clippers26.1593
Memphis25.8870
Washington25.7481
Charlotte25.6301
Chicago25.5634
Utah25.0180
Phoenix24.3291

DIVISION AVERAGES
Southwest27.82120
Atlantic27.36723
Central26.97220
Southeast26.76620
Northwest26.71513
Pacific26.46915

CONFERENCE AVERAGES
Eastern27.03658
Western27.01948

NBA AVERAGES
NBA27.028106


YOUNGEST PLAYERS
PlayerTeamAge
Andris Biedrins Golden State 18.587
Dwight Howard Orlando 18.902
Josh Smith Atlanta 18.910
Robert Swift Seattle 18.916
Dorrell Wright Miami 18.919
J.R. Smith New Orleans 18.982
Shaun Livingston L.A. Clippers 19.143
Trevor Ariza New York 19.343
Darko Milicic Detroit 19.370
Sebastian Telfair Portland 19.400
OLDEST PLAYERS
PlayerTeamAge
Kevin Willis Atlanta 42.157
Reggie Miller Indiana 39.192
Dikembe Mutombo Houston 38.357
Clifford Robinson Golden State 37.881
Derrick Coleman Detroit 37.369
Tony Massenburg San Antonio 37.309
Ervin Johnson Minnesota 36.868
Vlade Divac L.A. Lakers 36.747
Scott Williams Cleveland 36.619
Darrell Armstrong New Orleans 36.364