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14 years after leading Kansas to the Final Four, Keith Langford is the EuroLeague’s leading scorer

Remember that Kansas team that reached back-to-back Final Fours (2002-03) and the national title game in ’03?

When those high-flying, running Jayhawks come to mind, you might first think of Kirk Hinrich or Nick Collison, both of whom spent over a decade in the NBA. But although he played just two games in the Association, Keith Langford might have had the most successful professional career of anyone on that squad.

The slashing, 6-4 two-guard, who’s playing for Unics Kazan in Russia, led the EuroLeague in scoring last season at 21.8 points per game. It’s the second time he’s accomplished that feat (2014).

In fact, his list of overseas accomplishments make him look like the Kobe Bryant of Europe.

The 33-year-old has led his team to championships in the Israeli League, the Adriatic League, the Italian League, the VTB United League, and EuroChallenge. He’s won MVP awards in the Adratic League, and the EuroChallenge.

He’s known across the continent as one of the best Americans playing overseas, yet casual college hoops fans (maybe even some Jayhawks fans) probably had no idea he was still balling.

Well, as Biggie (notoriously) said, if you don’t know, now you know.

Check out some of his highlights below:

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