Obbi Toppin
Courtesy Twitter: @nyknicks

What a moment!

Obi Toppin grew up a Knicks fan. When he was drafted by his hometown team, the emotions were as real as it gets.

So when the electric crowd at Madison Square Garden chanted his name on Wednesday night, his mother understandably couldn’t contain her emotions.

 

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We’re all in for Toppin being a star for his Knicks. What a dream come true!

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Tab has written about MLB, the NHL and the NFL for more than a decade for publications including The Fourth Period, Bleacher Report and La Vida Baseball. He is the author of two books about the Chicago Blackhawks and has been credentialed for the MLB All-Star Game and postseason and multiple Stanley Cup Finals. He is the co-host of the Line Drive Radio podcast.