COLLEGE PARK, MD. (WJZ) — Len Bias would have been 57-years-old Wednesday, and University of Maryland’s basketball program is remembering him on his birthday.
Bias died of a cocaine overdose in 1986, just two days after becoming the No. 2 player taken in the NBA draft.
Leonard Kevin “Len” Bias was a first-team All-American college basketball forward at the University of Maryland.
He was inducted into UMD’s Hall of Fame in 2014.