Ouch. Maryland center Alex Len had surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle today, according to his agent, and will miss the entire pre-draft process. Len was starting to gain momentum as a possible top-5 pick, but now the 7-footer’s foot problems will certainly be a red flag. The year’s other top center prospect, Nerlens Noel, had surgery on his left knee in February to repair a torn ACL.
Potential lottery pick Alex Len of Maryland had surgery to stabilize stress fracture in his ankle and will be out 4-6 months, his agent says
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 3, 2013