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Who is Len Elmore?
Elmore has served as a college basketball analyst for ESPN and has served in the same capacity for CBS Sports' coverage of the NCAA Tournament. Elmore is an eight-year veteran of the NBA having played for the Indiana Pacers, Kansas City Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets, and New York Knicks, and he also played two seasons with the Pacers when they were in the ABA. In 1990, Elmore served as the color commentator for CBS' number-two NBA broadcasting team, calling much of the Western Conference Playoff action alongside play-by-play man Verne Lundquist.
He attended Power Memorial Academy in New York City, leading its basketball team to the City championship and the "Number 1 Team in the Nation" in 1970. He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 1974 where he was a three-time All-ACC player and an All-American in 1974. He is still Maryland's all-time leading rebounder, in both total rebounds and rebounding average.