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Scottie Pippen Biography

Birth Name:
Scottie Maurice Pippen
Birth Place:
Hamburg, Arkansas, United States
Former NBA player, analyst

Fast Facts

  • Named to the NAIA All-America Team in his junior and senior years at Central Arkansas
  • Taken fifth overall by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1987 NBA draft, but was traded to the Chicago Bulls for Olden Polynice
  • Sat out Game 7 of the 1990 Eastern Conference finals against the eventual NBA champion Detroit Pistons due to severe migraines
  • Was selected for the U
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  • National Team, dubbed the Dream Team, in the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Along with Michael Jordan, was a crucial part of the Bulls in their NBA title "threepeats" in the 1990s (1991-93; 1996-98)
  • Wrote Reach Higher, a children's book, in 1997
  • His No
  • 33 jersey was retired by the Bulls in 2005
  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010


  • Sierra Pippen -- Daughter
  • Sophia Pippen -- Daughter
  • Taylor -- Daughter
  • Yvette DeLeone -- Ex-fiancée
  • Sonya Roby -- Ex-significant Other
  • Karen McCollum -- Ex-wife
  • Preston Pippen -- Father
  • Ethel Pippen -- Mother
  • Antron Pippen -- Son
  • Justin Pippen -- Son
  • Preston Pippen -- Son
  • Scottie Pippen Jr. -- Son