clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Vince Carter becomes first player to play in four different decades

Future Hall of Famer has played in 1,510 career games throughout 21-year career.

Atlanta Hawks guard Vince Carter waves to fans as he is honored during the first half against the Orlando Magic at Amway Center. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Vince Carter was already on his way to the Hall of Fame in the midst of his final NBA season. The veteran guard padded his case for the Hall by playing in his fourth different decade. Carter got into the game for the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night vs. the Indiana Pacers.

It was also the 1,510th game played for Carter, who has competed in the ‘90s, ‘00s, 2010s and now 2020s. Despite being 42 and in his 21st season in the NBA, Carter can still fill it up with five games in double-digit figures this season.