Scottie looks back on his illustrious 17-year NBA career, including 12 seasons with the Chicago Bulls where he, Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson captured six championships and established themselves as one of the league’s greatest dynasties.
Scottie recalls his past and how he overcame enormous odds to go from walking on at an NAIA school to becoming a basketball Hall of Famer.
Five Against One
The ultimate teammate, Scottie talks about the importance of embracing the fundamentals, supporting and encouraging those around him, and doing whatever it took for his team to succeed.
Virtual Programming: Basketball legend Scottie Pippin brings star power and a good time to every event
Six-time NBA champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Famer SCOTTIE PIPPEN is everywhere lately! In addition to his appearance on the tv phenomenon The Last Dance, he hosted a live workout class from his home in LA, launched a Sleep Story on the mindfulness app Calm, and of course remains the NBA analyst on ESPN's The Jump. His highly anticipated memoir is in the works which will reveal how Pippen, the youngest of 12, overcame two family tragedies and universal disregard by college scouts to become an essential component of the greatest basketball dynasty of the last 50 years, including his thoughts on Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson, among others. Audiences are always thrilled to talk with Pippen, and he brings the buzz to any event. He speaks on the power of teamwork, the discipline of focusing on the fundamentals, and - okay, since you asked- the art of trash talk.
One of basketball’s most talented, versatile and successful players, Scottie Pippen’s improbable journey to the NBA landed him in Chicago, where he and Michael Jordan teamed up to lead of one of the game’s greatest dynasties. Scottie was born in Arkansas, the youngest of 12 children, and he didn’t receive a single Division I scholarship offer. He walked on at an NAIA school, Central Arkansas, and was drafted fifth overall in the 1987 NBA Draft. He quickly established himself as one of the league’s best two-way players and in only his fourth season, claimed the first of six NBA world championships in eight years. Scottie was beloved by his teammates and when you listen to him speak, you’ll understand why—his candidness, charisma, humor and wit provide audiences with memories they’ll never forget.