In 2001, Lenny Cooke was considered the best high school basketball player in the country. He was ranked above future greats LeBron James, Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. Ten years later, Lenny has never played a minute in the NBA. Here, we trace the unfulfilled destiny of a man for whom superstardom was only just out of reach.
Lenny Cooke, Tom Konchalski, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Raymond Bernard Felton, Joakim Noah, Debbie Bortner, Howard Garfinkel, Curtis Sumpter, Mike Jarvis, Mike Krzyzewski, Tom Farrey, Damany Eastman, Gavin Marchand, Denton Foster, David Stern, Kwame Brown, Tyson Chandler, Eddy Curry, Sonny Vaccaro, Herb Richmond, Mike Fratello, Jarrett Jack, Keri Taylor, Kobe Bryant, Elton Brand, Amar'e Stoudemire, Charles Barkley