Kris Lang

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Kris Lang
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Kris Lang at Virtus Bologna (2011)
Defensor Sporting
Position Center
League Uruguayan Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1979-12-12) December 12, 1979 (age 37)
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
2003–2004 Asheville Altitude
2004–2005 Seoul SK Knights
2005 Unicaja Málaga
2005–2007 Virtus Bologna
2007 Azovmash Mariupol
2007 Austin Toros
2007–2010 Türk Telekom
2010–2011 Enel Brindisi
2011–2012 Virtus Bologna
2013–2016 Cocodrilos de Caracas
2016–present Defensor 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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