Trajan Langdon spent three years with the Cleveland Cavaliers as a player. Now, he has a job in the Cavs' front office.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Langdon has replaced Raja Bell as Cleveland's Director of Player Administration. According to the report, Bell left the job to spend more time with his family. Langdon was previously a scout with the San Antonio Spurs, a job he's held since retiring from professional basketball in 2011.
Langdon, 39, spent three seasons in the NBA - all in Cleveland - after being selected 11th overall by the Cavs in the 1999 NBA Draft. He was the first Alaskan to ever play in NBA and averaged 5.4 points and 1.3 assists per game during his NBA career. After the 2001-02 season, Langdon played overseas, first for Benetton in Italy, then Efes Pilsen in Turkey and finally for CSKA Moscow in Russia. Langdon spent six seasons in Russia before retiring and has best season with Moscow, averaging 15 points per game for the 2009-2010 season. With CSKA Moscow, Langdon was a teammate of center Sasha Kaun, who recently signed to a two-year deal with the Cavs.
In his new role, Langdon will handle things like player ticket requests, organize travel plans and handle general off the court needs for players.