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Finding playing time for Knicks fan favorite Obi Toppin will again be a challenge

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

For the fans, the appeal of Obi Toppin is understandable.
He's the homegrown draft pick from New York City who grew up a Knicks fan, who lights up the Garden with his under-the-legs dunks and positive energy.
Toppin's play last season suggested vast improvement and plus impact, while the player eating up minutes above him in the rotation - Julius Randle - was frustrated and sulking.
Still, there's no assurance Toppin's playing time will increase dramatically in this upcoming third year. The issue is multi-layered and probably starts with defense.
When a reporter Wednesday pointed out that...
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