Scottie Maurice Pippen was born September 25th, 1965 in Hamburg, Arkansas. A former walk on at the University of Central Arkansas, Scottie Pippen played 17 seasons in the NBA. While he played for three different teams in the NBA, Pippen was best known as a staple of the Chicago Bulls dynasty during the 90s. As a Bull, Pippen won six NBA Championships, six NBA All-Defensive 1st team awards (8 in his career), seven All-Star selections and 3 All-NBA 1st Team awards. Oh yeah, he also won two Olympic gold medals (in ’92 and ’96) as a member of the legendary Dream Teams.
Scottie Pippen still holds records for career assists and steals by a forward, and was selected as one of the NBA’s top 50 greatest players.
Happy Birthday Scottie!