Preston Pippen

Preston Pippen

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Preston Pippen got on the fame as the son of Scottie Pippen. Scootie Pippen is a retired American basketball player. He is known for his tenure with the Chicago Bulls.

Early life

On August 26, 2002, Preston Pippen was born in the United States. Currently, he is 20 years old, and also his sun sign is Virgo. He is born to an Afro-American family and is an American. He was born to his father Scottie Pippen and his mother Larsa Pippen. His father is a professional retired basketball player.

Whereas, his mother is a TV personality. Additionally, he has 3 siblings and spending time together. They are named Scotty Peppen Jr., Sophia Pippen, and Justin Pippen. Also, she has half-siblings named Antron Pippen and Sierra Pippen. Moreover, he attended Sierra Canyon High School.

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Caption: Preston Pippen in his childhood photo. Source(Instagram)

Career

Preston Pippen is interested in basketball and following in his father’s footsteps. Since his childhood, his father taught him basketball techniques. In a satire mockumentary named Midgets versus Mascots, he has also made an appearance.  Whereas, the film was produced by Brad Keller and Joey Stewart. Currently, he plays in the guard position in his college. He is mainly famous as the son of Scottie Pippen.
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Caption: Preston Pippen’s father Scottie during his game. Source(Instagram)

In the 1987 NBA drafts, he was picked by the Seattle SuperSonics and made himself available. Subsequently, he was given to the Bulls in exchange for Olden Polynice by them. On November 7, 1987,  against the Philadelphia 76ers, he made his NBA debut, Likewise, he scored 10 points, 2 steals, 4 assists, and 1 rebound. Thus, he helped the Bulls win their season opener. His point in NBA with 7.9 points per game, in the 1st season. He played 73 games, in the 1988-89 season and scored 14.4 points per game on average.
Later, his performance drastically improved and he made his debut appearance in the NBA All-Star Team. Further, he became one of the league’s most promising young forward. Masterfully, he was employed by the Bulls’ coach Phil Jackson, in the 1990-91 season. Moreover, he could contribute to the team to the best of his ability. Additionally, he was the Bulls’ primary defensive stopper. And, also a key feature in Jackson’s triangle offense.

International career

In the 1993-94 season, as a result of Jordan’s first retirement,  the Bulls underwent several changes. Also, he had to step up to lead the team in his absence. Similarly, he led the team to the playoffs by registering a career-high 22.0 points per game. In American basketball teams, he was a member of two gold medal-winning.In the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, he was part of the legendary US basketball. Besides, he and Jordan, the delegation included Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird.
Eventually, they defeated opponents by 44 points on average. And won the gold medal against Croatia. In 1996, Jordan and Bird had retired, Pippen and Barkley were still there. Thus, they won all their matches en-route to the gold medal against Yugoslavia. He played the match in 2018, before formally announcing his retirement.

Personal life

Preston Pippen has been very private when it comes to his personal life. But, his father has been married twice, In 1988, he was married to Karen McCollum. His son Antron was born in 1987, and they divorced in 1990. Likewise, he married Larsa Younan, in 11997. Additionally, the duo has 4 children together.

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Caption: Preston Pippen with his siblings and father. Source(Instagram)

Body measurement and Social media

Preston Pippenis good-looking and stands 6 feet tall (183cm/ 1.83m). Likewise, he stands very tall and maintaining his weight, he weighs about 62 kg (136.6 lbs). He has oval shape fame, black hair color, and dark brown eye color. Likewise, he has a verified Instagram account named @prestonpippen. As of now, he has 59.3k followers.

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