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Sport Obi Toppin's parents say he wants to play for the Golden State Warriors

12:06  26 march  2020
12:06  26 march  2020 Source:   warriorswire.com

Report: Dayton star Obi Toppin could be Top 5 pick in 2020 NBA draft

  Report: Dayton star Obi Toppin could be Top 5 pick in 2020 NBA draft Report: Dayton star Obi Toppin could be Top 5 pick in 2020 NBA draftBefore the year began, Toppin was largely projected as a mid-second round pick in the 2020 NBA draft. The forward is now considered the oddsmakers favorite to win Naismith National Player of the Year on betting sites including Bovada and OddShark.

" Golden State ," Toppin ' s mother, Roni, said when asked by Dell and Sonya Curry who Obi wants to play for on an episode of the "Raising Fame" podcast. [RELATED: Obi Toppin ' s offensive skills could intrigue Warriors ]. Toppin is a late bloomer and, at 22, is a bit old compared to other top draft

" Golden State ," Toppin ' s mother, Roni, said when asked by Dell and Sonya Curry who Obi wants to play for on an episode of the "Raising Fame" podcast. Toppin ' s father, Obadiah, was a well-known street baller in Brooklyn who played for several semi-professional teams. He seconded his wife's

For the first time in years, the Golden State Warriors are expected to own a top pick in the NBA draft. Instead of focusing on a run to the NBA Finals, the Warriors are locking in on the top prospects available in the upcoming draft class.

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Since the start of the season, players like Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball and Deni Avdija have headlined mock drafts. However, with the college basketball season over, Dayton’s Obi Toppin has been linked to the Golden State Warriors.

Toppin’s parents joined Sonya and Dell Curry’s podcast “Raising Fame,” and the connection between the Flyer and Golden State grew. Toppin’s parents were asked what team their son hopes to play for in the NBA. Roni Toppin quickly answered, “Golden State — let’s go to the Bay.”

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Obi Toppin is testing the NBA draft waters. The Dayton forward, who had a standout redshirt freshman season for the Flyers, announced Wednesday he plans Jay Scrubb: Although I have always dreamt of playing for Louisville, my ultimate dream has always been to play in the NBA. If I’m given an

Eric Paschall is a perfect fit in Golden State . What has made Paschall such a great fit for the Warriors ' system is his high basketball IQ, versatility and scoring ability. NBA Draft 2020: Obi Toppin ' s offensive skills could intrigue Warriors . No player in college basketball achieved a sharper upward trajectory than Toppin during the eight-month period from last August, when he impressed at

Toppin’s father, Obadiah, agreed with his son’s choice.

I got my few point guards that I always dreamed of playing for — just because they were the truest point guards — like Steph Curry. I think Obi would be great playing with Steph Curry.

After averaging 20 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.2 blocks and one steal per game for the Flyers, Toppin was recently named the 2020 AP National Player of the Year.

The Brooklyn native’s ability to run the floor with unparalleled athleticism would immediately give Draymond Green and Curry another lob threat alongside Marquese Chriss.

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  Dayton star Toppin named Naismith Player of the Year Dayton sophomore star Obi Toppin was named the men's winner of the Citizen Naismith Trophy on Friday. Toppin, who has been named a finalist for the Wooden Award, was also honored as The Associated Press Player of the Year in March. The 22-year-old New York native dominated the Atlantic 10 this season, averaging 20 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks on 63% shooting.

Eric Housen, the Golden State Warriors ’ director of team operations, made sure the players ’ luggage was loaded and accounted for before a recent game “You can make a little bed with some towels,” he said . But Housen wanted to be back at the hotel so he could check in with the chef before any of the

Golden State stopped its players from using Chase Center facilities at midnight Monday. Draymond Green getting in a “last court workout for the Great stuff on likely Top 10 pick Obi Toppin : "Flyers play him as a small-ball center, repeatedly using him as a high ball screener who can then roll

With the NBA season on hold due to the coronavirus, Golden State’s front office will have extra time to catch up on their draft homework.

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