Kris Lang

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Kris Lang
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Kris Lang at Virtus Bologna (2011)
Cocodrilos de Caracas
Position Center
Personal information
Born (1979-12-12) December 12, 1979 (age 36)
Gastonia, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school Hunter Huss
(Gastonia, North Carolina)
College North Carolina (1998–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2003 Anwil Włocławek (Poland)
2003–2004 Asheville Altitude (D-League)
2004–2005 Seoul SK Knights (South Korea)
2005 Unicaja Málaga (Spain)
2005–2007 Virtus Bologna (Italy)
2007 Azovmash Mariupol (Ukraine)
2007 Austin Toros (D-League)
2007–2010 Türk Telekom (Turkey)
2010–2011 Enel Brindisi (Italy)
2011–2012 Virtus Bologna (Italy)
2013–present Cocodrilos de Caracas (Venezuela)

Kristoffer Douglas Lang (born December 12, 1979) is an American professional basketball player. Lang is a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Lang started 108 games during his Tar Heel career from 1998-2002. He has also played for several teams in NBA summer-league and had preseason action with the San Antonio Spurs. He was a member of the USA Basketball squad at the 2005 Tournament of the Americas that qualified the United States for the 2006 World Championship. In January 2013 he signed with the Venezuelan team: "Cocodrilos de Caracas", and is affectionately called "The White Dinosaur".


Kris is married to Shaunte (née Gardin). They have three children. Makayla, Kris Jr., and Abigail.

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