Found April 15, 2013 on Fox Sports:
TEAMS: Maryland Terrapins
Former Maryland center Alex Len will be sidelined up to six months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle in North Carolina. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson stabilized a stress fracture in Len's ankle. The problem that was diagnosed after the 7-foot-1 center left Maryland after his sophomore season to enter the NBA draft. Len will be unable to participate in all on-court activities leading up to the June 27 draft, according to his agent, Michael Lelchitski. Lelchitski says, ''The tough part about Alex's injury is the timing.'' Dr. Anderson says it is possible the injury would have healed on its own. But Len says, ''I decided that surgery was the best long term option for my career.'' Len, from the Ukraine, is projected to be a first-round pick.

Maryland center Alex Len to enter NBA draft

Maryland sophomore center Alex Len has decided to enter the NBA draft. After an uneven freshman season with the Terrapins, the 7-foot-1 player averaged 11.9 points and 7.8 rebounds in 2012-13. He led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 78 blocked shots. The Ukraine native is expected to be a top-10 pick in the June 27 draft. Len says he's ''grown a lot over the past...

Maryland C Alex Len To Declare For NBA Draft

Maryland sophomore center Alex Len is a 7 footer, and that can’t be taught or paid for.  Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Terrapins big man will declare for the 2013 NBA Draft with the certainty of being a lottery pick. The 19-year-old Len is 7-foot-1 and 255 pounds, and a legitimate center, something lacking in the NBA at this time.  Numerous reports...

Maryland's Alex Len will declare for the NBA draft

According to Jeff Ermann at, Alex Len will declare for the NBA draft.  Confirmed through reliable sources: #Terps Alex Len is declaring NBA. No comment from UMD officials, but it's done:… — Jeff Ermann (@insidemdsports) April 15, 2013 It should be no surprise that Len is headed to the NBA.  While he's had an...

Source: Alex Len To Enter Draft

Maryland center Alex Len is considered by many to be a top 10 pick.
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