There are facts of life that everyone must confront. Time passes, the world changes and nature evolves. Even in the NBA, things change. The players with whom fans grew familiar eventually grow older and pass from the league.
Some of these changes are hard to believe. For example, it's hard for many NBA fans to believe that it's been several years since Vince Carter has been a star. Also, some fans may catch themselves saying they remember when Alonzo Mourning turned the Miami Heat into a powerhouse.
Such remarks can make fans feel old. Those fans who have such realizations shouldn't feel bad because many fans catch themselves in such instances of nostalgia.
Following is a list of things that make NBA fans feel like they've aged.