The Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 116-111 on Sunday night in a game that could easily have gone under the radar amid other headlines. But when Vince Carter took to the court he became the first player to make NBA appearances across four decades – when he made his debut in the league Bill Clinton the President of the United States. Currently playing in his 22nd NBA season (the only player to reach the landmark), the 42-year-old was picked back in the 20th century in the first round (fifth overall) in the 1998 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors before being immediately traded to the Toronto Raptors, making his debut later in the season in January 1999.