Knicks’ OP Top wins NBA Slam Dunk Tournament

He has not yet earned the big minutes he was hoping to have with OP Top Nix, but the 2020 lottery pick shone on the league’s national stage in Cleveland on Saturday night.

Toppin, who represented the Nix at the All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Tournament, won the trophy in his second attempt, beating the Warriors’ Juan Toscano-Anderson in the final, although he did not score 50 runs from any of the four contenders.

“There are so many greats who have won the dunk competition, so my name has to be a part of it, I’m not taking it as an order,” Tobin said. “We wanted to do some dungeons we had never seen or done in a dungeon competition before, so I had success, I knew I had to come back with my revenge from last year, and I’m glad I came out. ‘W.’ ”

Tobin lost in the final to Trail Blazers’ Anferney Simons as a newcomer to Indiana last year, but the Brooklyn native Earlier on Saturday, he vowed to “represent New York.” Otherwise it was a disappointing season for the Knicks. Along with Kenny Walker in 1989 and Nate Robinson, a three-time winner in 2006, 2009 and 2010, the Knicks player won the Slam Dunk title for the fifth time.

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In the final, Dabin scored 45 and 47 from Dominic Wilkins, Isiah Thomas, Clyde Drexler, David Robinson and Julius Irving. Toscano-Anderson missed all three attempts of his final dunk, mainly giving the title to Toppin, who put the ball between his legs before finishing his victory and pressed it against the glass and out through the ring.

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“I wanted to get it in my third dungeon, but I missed it,” Dobin said. “I know it’s going to last. I’m going to take it out on the first try. I’m glad I did it in that moment.”

Due to Kovit-19 issues, the dunk match was changed to the half-time of the All-Star Game a year ago, but it returned to the Saturday night show this year with a 3-point match and skill match.

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Other first-year and second-year players in the eighth-ranked Toppin and Nix overall until 2020 were ignored for the Rising Stars Showcase on Friday night.

The former Dayton star has averaged 7.3 points over 15.1 minutes per game for the Knicks this season. But 6-foot-9 forward, Garden frequently electrified with a series of acrobatic dunks, including the pair he threw down after switching the ball between his legs earlier this season.

Toppin’s father, Obadia, nicknamed “Dunkers Delight” as Brooklyn’s street-ball player, played at famous New York City venues such as Dickman’s Court, West 4th Street and Rucker Park. He also spent time playing in the dysfunctional USBL. Toppin’s brother Jacob is currently a junior forward in Kentucky.

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Tobin scored 44 runs from five umpires in his first round when he jumped over a male friend for a right-handed jam and put the ball between his legs. Toscano-Anderson scored the same score as 6-foot-7 Warriors teammate Andrew Wiggins who knocked the wind out.

The Magic Cole Antony, son of former Knicks Guard Greg Antony, and his father Timberland Boots, his old number to wear to his first Dumbledore. He also brought out a 50 nix jersey. 21-year-old Anthony grabbed the ball from his father’s outstretched hand for a left-handed wind tank and scored 40, but he and Rocket’s John Green were eliminated after the first round.

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All-Star Big Man Carl-Anthony Downs of the Timberwolves captured the 3-point crown over finalists Luke Kennard (Clippers) and Trey Young (Hawks), while Grandma Mills of the Nets finished fourth.

The Gavaliers trio, hometown of All-Stars Jared Allen and Darius Garland and Rookie Evan Mobley, won the skills competition.

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