Scottie Pippen, another famous basketball player, always loved his career of basketball. And with Michael Jordan create numerous miracles in NBA history. His low key style and professional basketball skills with the spirits of never giving up always influence every people and basketball’s fans. Well, let us know about this former NBA great star and another hero in Chicago Bull.
Scottie Pippen, born on September 25, 1965 in Hamburg, Arkansas, USA, was a former professional basketball player in the United States. He was a small forward and was nicknamed “Batman”.
In the 1987 NBA draft, Scottie Pippen was selected by the Seattle Supersonics in the fifth ranking in the first round, and then traded to the Chicago Bulls. His career has been with the Chicago Bulls, the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers. In 1991-1993 and 1996-1998, Pippen and Michael Jordan led the Bulls to six NBA championships; three times in his career, eight times in the first line-up of the best defensive team; seven times in the NBA All-Star Game; 1994 in the NBA All-Star Game MVP; 1994-95 in the NBA stealing king; 1996 in the NB. A50 superstar.
On September 25, 1965, Scottie Pippen was born into an ordinary family in state of Arkansas. When he was in high school, his father had a stroke and lost his language ability. Pippen almost gave up his favorite basketball.
After graduating from high school, Pippen, who was only 181 cm tall in college, did not receive any scholarship from any university. Kind high school coach Wayne asked the University of Central Arkansas to let Pippen enter the team through work-study. Pippen lived a life of laundry, socks cleaning and logistics for his teammates. After the two school team members left the team, Pippen turned into a regular player, wearing No. 33 jersey.
Pippen scored only 4.3 points per game in his first year of school, which was not impressive. But he made rapid progress, and his height increased by 15 centimeters. In the last year of college, Pippen averaged 23.6 points and 10 rebounds. On January 20, 2010, the University of Central Arkansas held a retirement ceremony for Pippen, No. 33 jersey.
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In rookie season, Scottie Pippen came on as a substitute for small forward, averaging 7.9 points and 3.8 rebounds per game; in season, 91 steals, second only to Michael Jordan. Pippen entered the team’s starting line-up in the playoffs and helped the Bulls eliminate the Cavaliers in the first round.