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Keith Langford to extend with BC Khimki for four years

Former Kansas University basketball player Keith Langford speaks at the Bill Self Basketball Camp in this 2008 file photo.

Former Kansas University basketball player Keith Langford speaks at the Bill Self Basketball Camp in this 2008 file photo.

March 16, 2011

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Former Kansas University basketball guard Keith Langford has agreed to a four-year extension on his contract with BC Khimky Moscow, a professional basketball team in Russia, according to www.worldbasket.com as well as eurobasket.com.

Langford, who joined the Russian team two summers ago and has been making more than $1 million a year, now will be making an average of $2.3 million a year, the website reports. Langford will become one of the highest paid players overseas.

His brother, Justin Wesley, is a red-shirt on this year's KU basketball team and will be eligible to play in games starting next season.

Comments

techmanmacho 3 years, 1 month ago

Yup. Good for Keith. I'm glad he is doing so well after KU basketball. I wonder where I might be able to see his career stats?

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Armen Kurdian 3 years, 1 month ago

Good for Keith! Now if there was just something in Russia worth buying.

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