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Statistics About The Average Nba Career

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"The average career length of an NBA player is 4.5 years."

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"Around 6% of players have careers that last 10 or more years."

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"A little over 2% of NBA players have careers of 15 to 20 years."

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"The average NBA player, across all positions, is 26.18 years old."

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"The average NBA player reaches their peak performance at age 27."

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"Only 20% of NBA players play past their early 30s."

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"The average salary of an NBA player is $7.7 million."

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"On average, NBA players make their debut at 24 years old."

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"The average height of an NBA player is about 6'7"."

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"The average weight of an NBA player is 217 pounds."

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"About 60% of NBA players go broke within 5 years of retirement."

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"Approximately 4.5% of NBA players are left-handed."

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"Around 80% of NBA players come from the U.S."

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"The average NBA player shoots at a field goal percentage of 44.7%."

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"The average free throw percentage in the NBA is 77%."

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"The average NBA player makes 36.2% of his three-point attempts."

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"The average NBA player scores 8.3 points per game."

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"Centers in the NBA have the longest average careers at 4.81 years."

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"Point guards in the NBA have the shortest average careers at 4.26 years."

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