Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 feet 6 inches (1. 98 m) tall and plays both shooting guard and small forward but occasionally played power forward during the latter part of his career. Carter is the only player in NBA history to play 22 seasons and at 42 years old, is the oldest active NBA player. He is also widely regarded as one of the greatest dunkers of all time.