Jun 5, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT
We mentioned this before, but the Heat are older than the Spurs.
Using Basketball-Reference.com’s season age for each player and weighting for minutes played, the Heat’s average age is 30.0 during the playoffs. That makes them the NBA’s oldest postseason team this year.
The Spurs check in with an average age of 28.7 during the playoffs, which ranks as sixth-oldest.
1. Heat, 30.02. Celtics, 29.73. Knicks, 29.64. Lakers, 29.25. Clippers, 29.16. Spurs, 28.77. Nets, 28.58. Grizzlies, 27.99. Bulls, 27.510. Hawks, 27.311. Thunder, 26.912. Nuggets, 26.413. Bucks, 26.114. Pacers, 25.615. Rockets, 25.416. Warriors, 24.6
- Wizards blow out Raptors to complete first-round sweep 10
- Chris Paul scores 34 points, Clippers win Game 4 to even series with Spurs 6
- Cavaliers advance to second round – but but maybe lose Kevin Love and moral high ground in process 51
- Mike Conley out for Game 4 with “serious” facial injury, no timetable for return 6
- Grizzlies start fast, hang on to beat Portland, take 3-0 series lead 2
- Bucks outwork Bulls, stay alive on Jerryd Bayless game-winner 6
- Nets use 18-0 second-half run to secure Game 3 victory over Hawks 6
- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25K for publicly criticizing officials after Game 3 loss to Rockets 10