Trajan Langdon, the sharpshooting Duke guard taken 11th overall in the 1999 draft, was limited to 119 NBA games, the last in 2002. He is the equivalent of a baseball player who bolts the major leagues for a better opportunity in Japan. Langdon finished his playing career as a Euroleague legend, an example of an American player who headed overseas not at the tail end of his career but during his prime, spurning NBA opportunity for the comfort and competition of Europe.
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