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Ranking Steve Nash and the Best NBA Players Approaching 40
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Basketball is a young man's game, but some players in the NBA don't really believe that for a second. In honor of Steve Nash and Juwan Howard's birthdays today, we're going to be taking a look at the NBA players who are quickly approaching the ripe old age of 40. 

To qualify for this distinction, a player has to have already celebrated his 35th birthday, leaving him closer to the dreaded four-oh than the slightly-less-dreaded three-oh. 

There are only 23 players in The Association who are still on active rosters despite this distinction, all of which you'll see ranked in the following slides. Please take note that the rankings are based on current performance and not historical greatness. 

Read on to discover who the wily old veterans of the NBA are. 

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