Leonard J. Elmore is an attorney and television basketball analyst. Elmore was an All-American basketball player at the University of Maryland from 1971 to 1974. He played professional basketball for 10 years and was a first-round draft pick in both the ABA and the NBA. Elmore received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1987, where he is believed to be the first and only National Basketball Association player to graduate from that institution upon retirement from his professional basketball career. A noted authority on sports and sports law issues, including sports in society, Elmore has published numerous articles and commentaries for a diverse group of media outlets, including National Public Radio, the Knight Ridder News Service, Sports Business Journal, and ESPN.