Toppin signs rookie contract with New York Knicks

Obi Toppin (middle) sits alongside Jalen Crutcher (right) during UD’s matchup against George Washington on March 7. Photo courtesy of Keegan Gupta, Flyer News.

Peter Burtnett
Sports Editor

Former University of Dayton men’s basketball forward Obi Toppin signed his rookie deal with the New York Knicks, the Knicks announced Monday.

Toppin, the No. 8 overall draft pick who led the Flyers to a 29-2 record in 2019-20, joins his hometown team on an estimated 2-year, $9,967,200 million deal according to Spotrac.com.

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