Dream another dream

Lenny Cooke's story didn't end in the NBA, but Joakim Noah thinks it has value

Updated: December 2, 2013, 6:40 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Back when Lenny Cooke was Lenny Cooke, Joakim Noah was his biggest fan.

Cooke was just a teenager, but to a young, gawky French kid who had just moved to New York City, he was Noah's Michael Jordan.

"This guy was my hero," Noah said.

As that skinny benchwarmer on Cooke's AAU team, Noah had the best seat in the house for a truly American story. He watched the story again Sunday night with more than 200 other people at a viewing of the long-delayed "Lenny Cooke" documentary ...

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