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Who are the youngest players entering the 2021-22 NBA season?

A number of teenaged rookies are set to take the floor in the 2021-22 NBA season, and 18-year-old San Antonio Spurs guard Joshua Primo is the youngest of them all.

The No. 12 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Primo won't celebrate his 19th birthday until Dec. 24 - over two months into the upcoming NBA season. San Antonio's electric rookie is among a group of players in their teens set to embark upon their first or second season in the league.

Who are the youngest players entering the 2021-22 NBA season? Below, find a list of the 20 youngest players on opening night of the upcoming season.

Youngest players entering the 2021-22 NBA season
Name Team Age* DOB NBA Exp.
Joshua Primo San Antonio Spurs 18 12/24/2002 R
Josh Giddey Oklahoma City Thunder 19 10/10/2002 R
Jonathan Kuminga Golden State Warriors 19 10/6/2002 R
Jaden Springer Philadelphia 76ers 19 9/25/2002 R
JT Thor Charlotte Hornets 19 8/26/2002 R
Alperen Sengun Houston Rockets 19 7/25/2002 R
Moses Moody Golden State Warriors 19 5/31/2002 R
Keon Johnson LA Clippers 19 3/10/2002 R
Usman Garuba Houston Rockets 19 3/9/2002 R
Daishen Nix Houston Rockets 19 2/13/2002 R
Jalen Green Houston Rockets 19 2/9/2002 R
Isaiah Jackson Indiana Pacers 19 1/10/2002 R
Aleksej Pokusevski Oklahoma City Thunder 19 12/26/2001 1
Jalen Johnson Atlanta Hawks 19 12/18/2001 R
Josh Christopher Houston Rockets 19 12/8/2001 R
B.J. Boston, Jr. LA Clippers 19 11/28/2001 R
Day'Ron Sharpe Brooklyn Nets 19 11/6/2001 R
Isaiah Todd Washington Wizards 20 10/17/2001 R
Cam Thomas Brooklyn Nets 20 10/13/2001 R
Cade Cunningham Detroit Pistons 20 9/25/2001 R

*Age on Oct. 19, 2021

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