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Age of NBA Champions

1985-86 Boston Celtics
Larry Bird: 29
Kevin McHale: 28
Robert Parish: 32
Dennis Johnson: 31
Danny Ainge: 26

Scott Wedman: 33
Bill Walton: 33
Jerry Sichting: 29
Average : 30

1987-88 L.A. Lakers
Byron Scott: 26
James Worthy: 26
Magic Johnson: 28
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 40
Mychal Thompson: 33

A.C. Green: 24
Tony Campbell: 25
Michael Cooper: 31
Average: 29

1992-93 Chicago Bulls
Bill Cartwright: 35
Michael Jordan: 29
Scottie Pippen: 27
Horace Grant: 27
B.J. Armstrong: 25

John Paxson: 32
Scott Williams: 24
Rodney McCray: 31

Average: 29

1997-98 Chicago Bulls
Jordan: 34
Pippen: 32
Dennis Rodman: 36
Toni Kukoc: 29
Luc Longley: 29

Ron Harper: 34
Steve Kerr: 32
Randy Brown: 29
Average: 32

2001-02 L.A. Lakers
Kobe Bryant: 23
Shaquille O'Neal: 29
Robert Horry: 32
Rick Fox: 32
Derek Fisher: 27

Lindsey Hunter: 31
Samaki Walker: 25
Devean George: 24
Average: 28

2007-08 Spurs
Tim Duncan: 31 
Tony Parker: 25
Manu Ginobili: 30
Bruce Bowen: 36
Michael Finley: 34

Brent Barry: 36
Ime Udoka: 30
Fabricio Oberto: 32
Kurt Thomas: 35
Jacques Vaughn: 32
Average: 32

2008-09 Portland Trailblazers
Brandon Roy:   24
Lemarcus Aldridge:   23
Steve Blake:   28
Greg Oden:   20
Rudy Fernandez:    23

Greg Pryzbilla:      29
Travis Outlaw:    24
Nicolas Batum:    19
Sergio Rodriquez:   22
Average:  23.5

Notes:

Only one of these championship teams had a starter under 25 years old: Kobe, who was 23.

Each team had at least one starter who was 30 or older, and every team had at least three players over 30 in its major rotation. 

Of the thirty starters on these six championship teams, only six were under 27 years of age.  Put another way, the average championship team had only one starter under age 27.

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