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Boomer & Carton: Lenny Cooke Talks About His Basketball Life

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There was a time when the name Lenny Cooke held more water than names like LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony when talking about future NBA greats — but that time was long ago.

Today Boomer & Craig welcomed the 31-year-old Brooklyn native to the Allstate Studio so that he could promote the documentary that bares his name — “Lenny Cooke” — and fill Boomer & Craig in on what he believes led to his demise in the world of basketball, citing being young, naive and suggested that perhaps he has been blackballed by the NBA all together.

Cooke has put on about 90 lbs. over the last 10 years, but overall said he has no regrets, still likes to play ball and still enjoys talking trash…