5 December 2013 3:10 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Unless you're a hard-core basketball enthusiast who rigorously follows the NBA's annual draft (and the history of said draft), then you're probably not familiar with Lenny Cooke. About 13 years ago Cooke was among the top three high school basketball players in the country, ranked higher than guys like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. He was a machine. At six foot six and 206 pounds, Cooke was a force to be reckoned with during his junior year of high school. He averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks per game, and every major college in the country wanted him to play for them. New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, also a high school junior at the time, personally flew to a basketball camp in order to play against Cooke -- that's how high profile...

Read More

»

- Erik Davis

Report a problem



Similar News Items

LeBron James
Carmelo Anthony


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners