NBA Legend: Scottie Pippen

Everyone is familiar with the Chicago Bulls and it’s two three peats during the 1990’s. Led by Michael Jordan and head coach Phil Jackson, The Bulls won six championships out of a possible ten. Although Jordan was the man, Pippen also made his presence felt. He helped Jordan on every championship run, and was a star in his own right. He a six time champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and a seven time all-star (winning the game’s MVP in 1994). He’s also a great defender, being selected to the NBA All-Defensive first team eight times; holding the NBA all time record for most steals in the playoffs, and is currently sixth on the all-time steals list. Pippen is considered one of the most versatile players of all time. In the 93-94 season, Pippen averaged 22.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 2.9 steals, easily his greatest stat sheet of his career.  In 1998, after just nine years in the NBA, Pippen was named one of the 50 greatest NBA players of all time. Pippen has received almost every accolade a basketball player can ask for, and he’s earned every single one.