Kris Lang

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Kris Lang
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Kris Lang at Virtus Bologna (2011)
Defensor Sporting
LeagueUruguayan Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1979-12-12) December 12, 1979 (age 39)
Gastonia, North Carolina
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High schoolHunter Huss
(Gastonia, North Carolina)
CollegeNorth Carolina (1998–2002)
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career2002–present
Career history
2002–2003Anwil Włocławek
2003–2004Asheville Altitude
2004–2005Seoul SK Knights
2005Unicaja Málaga
2005–2007Virtus Bologna
2007Azovmash Mariupol
2007Austin Toros
2007–2010Türk Telekom
2010–2011Enel Brindisi
2011–2012Virtus Bologna
2013–2016Cocodrilos de Caracas
2016–presentDefensor Sporting

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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