Northern Valley Regional HS (Old Tappan, N.J.)
Previous High Schools:
Franklin Lane HS (N.Y.);
La Salle Academy (N.Y.)
April 29, 1982
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Did not play organized high school basketball as a senior as he had exhausted his high school athletic eligibility.
Attended Mott Adult High School in Flint, Michigan, in February and March 2002 but did not play basketball.
Attended Northern Valley Regional High School in Old Tappan, New Jersey, from 2000 until February 2002.
At LaSalle Academy in Brooklyn, New York, in 1999-2000, averaged 30 points and 15 rebounds in the eight games he was eligible to play.
Spent freshman year at Franklin Lane High School in New York.
Earned MVP honors at the 2000 ABCD Camp.
At the EA Sports Roundball Classic at the United Center in Chicago on March 26, 2002, scored 21 points to help the East defeat the West, 115-103.
Rated the #4 High School Player in the United States by the Prep Stars Recruiter’s Handbook.
A comprehensive story on Lenny Cooke, authored by Tom Farrey, appeared on espn.com in March 2002.
Was also the subject of a segment on ESPN’s award-winning Outside The Lines sports-themed program.