Some stars fade faster than others
Full disclosure: I'm 42 years old. That means that ever since the mysteriously aged Dikembe Mutombo retired, I've been older than every player in the NBA. At times it's an unusual situation getting used to your age, like when you're assessing a player's trade value. Sometimes you knock a player down a few spots in your head because you know he's way old ... only to realize you're five years older than he is. I'm looking at you, Shaquille O'Neal. Hell, I'm older than Brett Favre!
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