|Maryland center Alex Len to enter NBA draft|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 15 April 2013 09:15|
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 two years'' and is ``looking forward to the next chapter of my life.''
Coach Mark Turgeon says he's proud of what Len has accomplished, and the center has ``earned'' the opportunity to play in the NBA.
Len averaged of 9.7 points and seven rebounds at Maryland. He started 48 games, including 37 this season.