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Scottie Pippen’s oldest son, Antron, dies at 33



Scottie Pippen's oldest son, Antron, dies at 33

A form coronary heart and exquisite soul gone manner too quickly. I like you, son, relaxation straightforward till we meet once more,” Scottie Pippen wrote

Antron Pippen, the son of Basketball Corridor of Famer Scottie Pippen and as soon as a high school prospect, has died. He was 33.

Scottie Pippen introduced the dying on his social media platforms, saying his oldest youngster died Sunday. He didn’t give a trigger.

“I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I mentioned goodbye to my firstborn son Antron,” Scottie Pippen wrote Monday. “The 2 of us shared a love for basketball and we had numerous conversations approximately the sport. Antron suffered from persistent bronchial asthma and if he hadn’t had it, I really imagine he would’ve made it to the NBA. He by no means let that get him down, although — Antron stayed constructive and labored exhausting, and I’m so happy with the person that he grew to become.”

Antron Pippen was an completed highschool participant in Georgia, then performed school basketball at South Georgia Tech and Texas A&M Worldwide.

“The Jets household was saddened to study of the dying of one in all our former gamers, Antron Pippen,” learn a Twitter put up from the South Georgia Tech athletic division.

Antron Pippen’s highschool profession was well-chronicled and he at one time was listed among the many high 100 prospects at his age degree. He acknowledged that sharing the final identify of a six-time NBA champion generated additional consideration.

“I’m used to the expectations,” Antron Pippen advised The Atlanta Journal-Structure as a highschool participant in 2006. “After I was youthful, it bothered me. I used to be making an attempt to show to those that I might play. I’m very happy with my father. However I can solely be myself.”

Antron Pippen was the oldest of Scottie Pippen’s seven kids. He was the one youngster from Scottie Pippen ’s first marriage, to Karen McCollum.

“Please maintain his mother, Karen, and all of his household and mates in your ideas and prayers,” Scottie Pippen wrote. “A form coronary heart and exquisite soul gone manner too quickly. I like you, son, relaxation straightforward till we meet once more.”



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