Lenny Cooke thought he would have it all. Now he wonders what's left.
Being a Brooklyn King is hardly what this former king of Brooklyn imagined for himself. A year earlier, across the street on the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb, the high school senior held a news conference at Junior's Restaurant to announce he was entering the NBA draft. He had Junior's bake a cake, with his number, 23, like MJ, scrawled on top in orange frosting. Elton Brand, Baron Davis and MTV's DJ Clue were there, as was Cooke's agent. Cooke's son, Anahijae, then 2, sat on Daddy's lap, irritated by all the photo flashes.
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