(January 23, 2009)
Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073
Slideshow: Centenary's Herb "Flight Time" Lang Honored
Herb Lang was honored on January 22, 2009 at the Gold Dome.
Herb "Flight Time" Lang, 1998 Centenary College graduate, was the guest of honor when Bossier City Mayor "Lo" Walker and Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover officially proclaimed January 22, 2009 as Herb Lang Day. The mayors presented a joint Shreveport-Bossier City proclamation to Lang, who is now in his 10th year as a Harlem Globetrotter.
Lang attended and played basketball at Centenary College, graduating in 1998 with a degree in health sciences and physical education. He later went on to win the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Slam Dunk Contest his senior season. Shortly thereafter, he was invited to the Harlem Globetrotters training camp in 1999, and has been playing for the team since then, entertaining millions of fans across the globe.