Scottie Pippen is a famous NBA player with and six championship winners during his 17 season. He has one of Hight 72 wins in one year from 1995 to 1996. He was NBA All-Star Game MVP in 1994 and seven-time NBA All-Star and named one top 50 players in the Nation basketball era.
He also has the title of earn an Olympic Gold medal and NBA title twice years. In addition, Scottie Pippen also mentioned in the All-NBA First Team three times and NBA All-Defensive First Team eight consecutive times. According to the rough estimation, Scottie Pippen net worth is about $20 million.
Scottie Pippen was born on Sep. 25, 1965, in Hamburg, Arkansas. He is telling among his sibling, about 6 feet and 7 inches. His mother is 6 feet tall, and his father 6 feet and 1 inch. When Pippen was a kid, his father works in the paper mill until he got a stock attack, and his father right side paralyzed.
Pippen plays in Hamburg school, leads his team, and earns the honour, but he has not offered any scholarship. In his college at the University of Central Arkansas, he played basketball under the supervision of coach Don Dyer, but he won’t get any fame for it. In his college, because of his height advantage, he was dominant among all players with 10 rebounds, 4.3 assists, near 60% field goal shooting and game averages of 23.6 points.
In 1987, Pippen was selected by Chicago Bulls as a trade done with Seattle SuperSonic. Pippen was exchanged with the eighth pick, Olden Polynice. With his 6 ft and 7 inches height, he plays power forward. He teamed with famous NBA player Michael Jordan. Pippen follows him as a mentor and motivation instructor. During their rookie seasons. Scottie made his NBA debut on Nov. 7, 1987, when the Chicago Bulls counter to the Philadelphia 76ers. Although the Bulls won by 104–94, he ended with 1 rebound, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 10 points in 23 minutes of play.
As time pass Pippen played one-by-one with Michael Jordan.He works on his skill and developed new tactics. In 1988, Pippen pushed with Jordan and led the Bulls to the semifinals with 6.7 bounds and 48.9 field goals after 10 years. He was also mentioned as 3rd leader to turnout offensive as a defender (Steal).
He continued his success in pushing bulls in 1989 and 1990 in Eastern Conference Finals but unfortunately lost both times by the Detroit Pistons. In 1990, Pippen got victim of migraine, and he can’t keep his form, and bulls lost his final by 93 – 74.
From past mistake, he practices really hard to improves himself. Along with Jordan, he takes him as a coach and improves his game. In 1991, Pippen was merged as a defensive stopper. On Nov. 23, he makes his first triple-double against Los Angeles Clippers. The Bulls won the game by 105 – 97.
On Dec. 22, he did his 2nd triple-double against Indiana Pacers, leading the Bulls to victory by 128 – 118 points. Pippen scored 18 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in his gameplay.
In 1998, Pippen was traded with Houston Rockets in exchange for Roy Rogers. At the end of the season, Rocket realized that Pippen wanted to leave. In this scenario, Charles Barkley appeared in an interview at CloseUp (EPSN) and openly criticized him about how greatly he wished to go. In response, Pippen doesn’t give any priority. He just wanted to play for Jackson and return to the system where he won six NBA titles in Chicago.
In 2003, Pippen joined Bulls, where he started his career and won the 6th championship.
Pippen NBA Winning Games with Chicago Bulls:
|Years||Game Played||Mint. Per Game||Steal Per Game||Point Per Game||Rebounds Per Game||Assists Per Game||Field Goal Personatge|
|1990 – 91||82||36.8||2.4||17.8||7.3||6.2||.520|
|1991 – 92||82||38.6||1.9||21.0||7.7||7.0||.506|
|1992 – 93||81||38.6||2.1||18.6||7.7||6.3||.473|
|1995 – 96||77||36.7||1.7||19.4||6.4||6.4||.463|
|1996 – 97||82||37.7||1.9||20.2||6.5||6.5||.474|
|1997 – 98||44||37.5||1.8||19.1||5.2||5.2||.447|
Pippen first married Karen McCollum in 1988. From here, he has his first son named Antron, born on Dec. 29, 1987. Who mysteriously dies at the age of 33, Apr. 18, 2021. Astron spends most of his time playing basketball. He worked hard and wanted to play in NBA, But he can’t make it. Later on, Pippen gave divorce to Karen in 1990.
After divorcing, Karen Pippen married Larsa Tounan in 1990. She was only 24 years old, and Pippen was 46 years old. Karen also gets famous and become a star at Real Housewives of Miami show Season 1 in 2011. She becomes best friend with Kim Kardashian. He has four children with Larsa Tounan. But she filed a divorce case in 2018, and the divorce finalized in early 2021.
According to a survey, Pippen Networth is about $20 million. But one Larsa posted on her Twitter with an earnings slip of Pippep career that he made about $109,192,430.
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