Willard said the forward lost about 25 pounds in order to play expanded minutes at a potentially higher tempo.
The former Terrapin sharpshooter enjoyed a successful second NBA season.
Len was one of three former Maryland players on the Atlanta Hawks.
The former Terp standout tallied 17 minutes in Atlanta's loss to Utah.
Fernando averaged 12.0 points and 8.7 rebounds in two seasons with Maryland basketball.