Where Is Pippen Sr Now?

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Scotty Maurice Pippen Sr., usually spelled Scottie Pippen, is an American former professional basketball player, who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls.

Considered one of the greatest small forwards of all time, he played an important role in transforming the Bulls into a championship team and popularizing the NBA around the world during the 1990s.

Scotty Pippen is the only NBA player to have won an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice, having done so in both 1992 and 1996. Scotty was a part of the 1992 U.S. Olympic “Dream Team” which beat its opponents by an average of 44 points. He was also a key figure in the 1996 Olympic team.

Scotty is a two-time inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, once for his individual career and once as a member of the “Dream Team”, having been simultaneously inducted for both on August 13, 2010. The Chicago Bulls retired his number 33 on December 8, 2005. The University of Central Arkansas also retired his number 33 on January 21, 2010.

Where Is Pippen Sr. Now?

Scotty Pippen Sr. returned to the Chicago Bulls on July 15, 2010, as a team ambassador. He was named senior advisor in 2012, to Michael Reinsdorf, the Bulls’ president and COO.

On April 16, 2020, Scotty stated that he had been dismissed as a public relations ambassador for the Bulls in February.

According to NBC Sports Chicago, Scotty and the Bulls could not come to an agreement on compensation and allowing him to keep his role of making regular TV appearances on ESPN’s The Jump. 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.”

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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