you can't hit home runs in the NHL!
The oldest person to play in an NBA game was Providence Steamrollers coach Nat Hickey, who, in 1948, activated himself for one game in 1948 two days shy of his 46th birthday. The oldest player to play in more than one game in a season is Kevin Willis, who played five games in the 2006-2007 season with the Dallas Mavericks at the age of 44.
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The average Salary in the 2007-2008 season was about $1.9 million.