Scottie Pippen Wiki, Age, Bio, Net worth, Wife, Children, Height, Bulls

Scottie Pippen Wiki, Age, Bio, Net worth, Wife, Children, Height, Bulls: Scottie Pippen is a former American Basketball player, He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and is best known for his tenure with the Chicago Bulls, where he helped the team in winning six NBA titles. During the 90s Pippen along with Michael Jordan both had a significant impact on the Bulls’ transformation into a championship squad and the popularizing of the NBA internationally. He was born on September 25, 1965, in Hamburg, Arkansas, U.S. Scottie Pippen’s full name is Scotty Maurice Pippen Sr. Pippen is considered one of the greatest defenders of all time.

He was named as 50 Greatest Players in NBA History during the 1996–97 season (the others being Jerry Sloan, Bob Love, and Jordan). He contributed significantly to the 1992 and 1996 Chicago Bulls championship teams, which were both chosen as two of the Top 10 Teams in NBA History.

Scottie Pippen Early life

Pippen was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, to Preston Pippen(1920-1990) and Ethel (1924–2016) Pippen’s family were not that wealthy as Scottie’s father worked in a paper mill. His parents were unable to pay for their other children’s college educations. Scottie has 11 older siblings. Scottie Pippen’s father had a stroke that left his right side paralyzed, stopped him from walking, and had an impact on his speech, and died in 1990.

Notably, all the Pippen family members were tall, with Scotty Pippen being the tallest. His father was 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) and his mother was 6 ft (180 cm) tall. Pippen studied at Hamburg High. He played point guard, guided his team to the state playoffs, and was named All-Conference as a senior, but no college scholarships were extended to him.

Scottie Pippen Education

Pippen did his schooling at Hamburg High School, New York and completed his graduation at the University of Central Arkansas.

Scottie Pippen College Career

Pippen began his college playing career at the University of Central Arkansas under their basketball head coach Mr Don Dyer. He received little media attention since Central Arkansas competed in the NAIA, while the media focused on the more prominent NCAA.

Pippen was just 6 ft 1 in tall when he graduated from high school, but while attending Central Arkansas, he went through a growth spurt and reached 6 ft 8 in. He received Consensus NAIA All-American honours in 1987 as a senior after averaging 23.6 points, 10 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and close to 60 per cent field goal shooting per game. He was also a dominant player in the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference, which caught the eye of NBA scouts.

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Scottie Pippen Professional career

Chicago Bulls (1987–1998)

The Chicago Bulls had their eyes on Pippen prior to the 1987 NBA Draft, so they engineered a deal with the Seattle SuperSonics to get Pippen, who was chosen fifth overall, and Scottie made his NBA debut on November 7, 1987. 

Over the course of his career, Pippen improved his abilities and gradually learned a lot of new ones with the help of teammate Michael Jordan. Outside of team workouts, Jordan and Pippen routinely played one-on-one games to improve each other’s attacking and defensive abilities.

Soon, Pippen became one of the league’s top young forwards, setting then-career highs in points (16.5 points per game), rebounds (6.7 rebounds per game), field goal shooting (48.9%), and steals (ninth in the NBA) (211). Due to his achievements, Pippen was chosen for his first NBA All-Star game in 1990.

Pippen played for Chicago Bulls for almost 11 years (1987 to 1998). He became of the greatest of all time for the bulls, Pippen and team partner Michael Jordan were also considered as one of the best duos in basketball.

After eleven seasons with the Chicago Bulls, Pippen, the franchise’s second all-time leader in points, assists, and steals, Pippen finally left Bulls in 1999 and joined Houston Rockets.

Houston Rockets (1999)

After playing with the Chicago Bulls for eleven seasons, Pippen, the team’s second-all-time leader in points, assists, and steals was he traded to the Houston Rockets in January 1999 as part of a sign-and-trade deal for Roy Rogers and a second-round pick in the 2000 NBA Draft. Numerous media outlets covered Pippen’s move to Houston for the 1998–1999 lockout-shortened season, including his lone solo Sports Illustrated cover. At $11 million, Pippen’s salary was nearly four times what it had been the season before with the Chicago Bulls ($2.775 million).

Portland Trail Blazers (1999–2003)

In the 1999-2000 NBA season, Pippen played as a small forward for the Portland Trail Blazer and played with them till 2003

Return to Chicago (2003–2004)

Pippen left Portland after the 2002–03 season to join the Chicago Bulls, where he had started his NBA career and won six titles. After the Bulls’ dynasty ended in 1998, general manager John Paxson of the Bulls actively wanted Pippen’s return to his former squad. On July 20, 2003, Pippen signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the team.  Pippen was assumed to take on a veteran role on the squad to mentor the inexperienced Bulls team, but he was faced with numerous injuries the entire season, only managing to play in 23 games while averaging 5.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.2 assists.

Torpan Pojat

At the age of 42, Pippen made a brief return to the NBA when he went on a tour of Scandinavia and participated in two games for the best teams in the Finnish and Swedish leagues, Torpan Pojat (ToPo) and Sundsvall. On January 4, Pippen played his first game and contributed 12 points to ToPo’s 93-81 victory over Porvoo. On January 5, he defeated Honka by a score of 98-85 while also pulling down nine rebounds.

Scottie Pippen as Executive 

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On July 15, 2010, Pippen made a comeback to the Bulls as a team ambassador. He was appointed senior advisor to Bulls president and COO Michael Reinsdorf in 2012.

On April 16, 2020, Pippen claimed that the Bulls had fired him as their PR representative in February. He and the Bulls were unable to agree on terms for payment and maintaining his role as a regular TV guest on ESPN’s The Jump, according to NBC Sports Chicago. He said, “I didn’t really want it to be out in the public but I’m no longer employed by the Bulls. Probably is a good thing, right? I like to associate myself with winning.”

Scottie Pippen Personal life

Ѕсоttіe Рірреn has been married twice. He wed Karen McCollum they got married in 1990 and had a son named Antron. In 1997, he wed Larsa Younan, a.k.a. Larsa Pippen, who was a Real Housewives of Miami star. that they have four kids: Scotty Jr. (born 2000), Preston (born 2002), Justin (born 2005), and Sophia (born 2005). (2008).

Taylor Pippen (born 1994) was born with Pippen’s ex-girlfriend and model Sonya Roby, while Sierra Pippen (born 1995) was born with his former fiancée Yvette De Leon. Tyler, Taylor’s identical twin, passed away nine days after birth.

On July 11, 2013, Camran Shafighi accused Pippen in the Los Angeles Superior Court of $4 million as a result of an incident that took place on June 23 at the Nobu restaurant in Malibu, California. Shafighi claimed that after photographing Pippen both inside and outside the restaurant, he was physically attacked by Pippen and was later brought to a hospital. The district attorney’s office declared on August 27 that charges would not be filed against Pippen.

Scottie Pippen Networth

In 2022, Scottie Pippen have a net worth of around $20 million. However, there is substantial disagreement about this figure, with some credible publications placing it closer to $30 million.

Pippen’s playing career earnings made up the majority of his net worth, but he also got royalties from several endorsements both before and after his playing career.

 

Here is the full bio of Scottie Pippen, his family,  father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, children, school, education, hometown, profession, executive, NBA, media face, nationality, body measurements, age, height, weight, eye colour, hair colour, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cast, birthday, birthplace, hobbies, address,  zodiac sign, date of birth, religion, and net worth.

Scottie Pippen Information Table

Name Scotty Maurice Pippen Sr.
Nickname Scottie Pippen
Gender Male
Profession former professional basketball player.
Height (approx.) in centimetres– 203cm

in meters- 2.03 m

in feet inches- 6’8″

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 103 kg

in pounds- 228 Ibs

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth
September 25, 1965
Age (as in 2022) 57 Years Old
Birth Place Hamburg, Arkansas, U.S
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Nationality American
Hometown
Hamburg, Arkansas
School
Hamburg High School
College/University
University of Central Arkansas
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Black
Caste Not Known
Address United States
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Preston Pippen

Mother: Ethel Pippen

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

 Husband/Wife/Spouse Larsa Pippen
Children Scottie Pippen Jr
Net Worth $20 Million USD

Scottie Pippen Social Media Accounts

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Scottie Pippen

  • He got his nickname “No Tippin’ Pippen” because of  being a poor tipper at restaurants
  • In 2021, he voiced a fictionalised version of himself in American Dad.
  • In 2015, he appeared as himself in episode 11 of the TV show Fresh Off the Boat.
  • In 1996, Pippen appeared on the TV show ER in the season 2 episode “Baby Shower”.

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