| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Alex Len was 13 years old, a gangly teenager whose body had been shooting up a startling pace from a young age. As he practiced gymnastics at a local school in the small, rural coal-mining town in Ukraine where he lived, Len was motioned over by a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
What are your most prominent memories of Alex Len's Maryland career?
Jeff Barker: First, some thoughts...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Alex Len had been mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall selection for the Cleveland Cavaliers by a number of websites going into Thursday's NBA draft, and even more prominently to the Charlotte Bobcats at No. 4.
If those picks turned ultimately out to be...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Departing Maryland center Alex Len underwent surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle that was diagnosed after he declared for the NBA draft, according to his agent.
The injury -- and subsequent surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series.
The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:08 PM
After an X-ray taken of Alex Len's painful left ankle in early March came back negative, the the former Maryland center told his coaches that the pain began to decrease, a university spokesman said Saturday in explaining why Len didn't undergo an MRI...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Sometimes you wonder what NBA talent evaluators see with all the film they watch and all the pre-draft workouts they conduct and all the fancy scouting metrics they use.
Sometimes you think: OK, fine. So-and-so is projected as a top lottery pick. But...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
Trayvon Reed is drawing a lot of attention from college coaches, but right now he's still...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Is Alex Len better off not being the top pick in the 2013 draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers and instead going a few...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Except for the fact that his left foot is encased in a protective boot, and that most of his training is done sitting down, little has changed for former Maryland center Alex Len as he gets ready for next week's NBA draft.
The 7-1 center, who gave up...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:17 AM
There was some thought that Alex Len's stock could have gone up even higher had the former Maryland center been able to attend private on-court workouts for a number of NBA teams picking at or near the top of next week's NBA draft.
It now appears that...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...