Found May 03, 2013 on
Former Maryland center Alex Len, who declared for the NBA Draft just three weeks ago, had surgery for a stress fracture in his left ankle this week, according to the Baltimore Sun. He is expected to miss 4-6 months in recovery.
Len was projected as a lottery pick for the upcoming draft, set for June 27th, before the setback. Whether teams will still view the 7-foot Ukrainian national as worthy of such a high selection will be one of the more interesting story lines leading up to the event. Since the deadline has passed for Len to be able to return to school for his senior season, the timing is unfortunate for the former Terrapins star.
Len averaged 11.9 points and 7.8 rebounds for the Terps this past season.
BEST OF MAXIM
Former University of Maryland center Alex Len declared for the NBA Draft figuring he’d be a lottery pick and that the decision was a no brainer.
Len may be second guessing his decision now after receiving some tough news. CSN Washington is reporting that Len underwent ankle surgery to stabilize a partial stress fracture in his left ankle, and will be out 4-6 months.
Gaithersburg Md.- Former Maryland forward and NBA Draft candidate Alex Len goes under the knife...
Over the next two months, I’ll take a look at some potential draft prospects that could find themselves in wine and gold come the end of June. First up, we take a look at Maryland center Alex Len. It was recently announced by Len’s representation that the center will miss the next 4-to-6 months as he undergoes surgery for a stress fracture in his ankle. Prior to that news,...
Former Maryland Terrapin Alex Len had surgery to stabilize a partial stress fracture in his left ankle. The 7-1 center will be sidelined for 4-6 months, so that means no pre-draft activities for the big fella.
Len was expected to be a lottery pick, potentially the highest drafted Terrapin since Chris Wilcox (8th pick, 2002).
Will this hurt him? It certainly won’t help. Call it...
Former Maryland Terrapins center Alex Len will miss 4-to-6 months with a stress fracture in his left ankle.
Len, a 19-year-old center who has drawn comparisons to former Cavalier Zydrunas Ilgauskas, was thought to be a high lottery selection prior to this news. Recent runs of ESPN’s Draft Predictor had Len landing in Cleveland if the team were selecting in the four-to-six range...