Wednesday, January 21, 2009

SHREVEPORT, La.—Herb “Flight Time” Lang, 1998 Centenary College graduate, will be the guest of honor when Bossier City Mayor “Lo” Walker will officially proclaim January 22 as Herb Lang day! Mayor Walker will present the 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.


“Flight Time” is in Bossier City for the Harlem Globetrotter’s game later that evening at 7 p.m. at the CenturyTel Center.


MEDIA NOTE: Media interested in covering this event need to be in place at the Gold Dome no later than 2:45 p.m. For questions, please call 318.869.5073.