I am very happy about the victory, it was very important for me. I am very happy about what I did.
The former ‘Chicago Bulls’ player is now retired following a basketball career that produced a long list of accolades and awards. He made 16 NBA All-Star Game appearances, won six championships, and was named one of the NBA’s 10 Greatest Players in 1996.
Pippen was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History during the 1996-97 season. He played an important role in popularizing the NBA around the world during the 1990s. He made the game more universal.
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I want to thank the Scottie Pippen fans who love him so much!
50 All-Time Favorite Scottie Pippen Quotes
Scottie was one of the most unselfish basketball players I played with. He would never want you to feel like you couldn’t take the final shot or that you should leave it on him to score but he always made it look easy. I never could understand why he wasn’t awarded the MVP more often. He never got the credit he deserved while playing with the Bulls. I think he should have won multiple MVP’s and probably should have won back to back MVP’s.
He was away from the game for most of the playoffs and was criticized for that.
Scottie Pippen has a knack for turning around disappointing seasons and turning them into playoff runs and NBA Finals appearances for the Bulls and now the Rockets. But he’s a little wary of the Lakers’ chances in the Finals this year.
In 1996, Scottie Pippen’s first Nike commercial was shot at the very beginning of his career.
The Chicago Bulls forward never wanted to be compared to the greatest basketball player of all-time. “I like Michael, but I was never trying to measure up to him,” Pippen said.
After his first year in Chicago, Scottie Pippen said that he could’ve been better on defense.
Scottie Pippen said in 2007 that he was so much better than LeBron James that he was considered the best player in the NBA before James came along.
I thought this was the end of it. But as it turns out, Pippen had some other things to teach us. If you’re going to walk away from something, don’t walk away from something just because you’ve been a part of it for a long time. You’ll be sorry if you do.
Pippen clearly states his personal view of the Bulls’ success, in contrast to most of the interviewees in this series. He does add that there were so many great Bulls teams that it is impossible to select a single one. He makes a key point here, though, which is that the Bulls were an extremely dominant defensive team.
10th of 50 Scottie Pippen Quotes
Scottie Pippen used to say that you’ve got to have a commitment to your craft. This is one of the most important things I have ever said to myself. I am here to create the best work that I can for my clients… that’s my commitment to my craft and that is why I am an artist.
The reason why Scottie Pippen was able to become the best player in the history of the NBA was because of the style of play that he employed. People forget how dominant Scottie Pippen was, both on offense and defense, because he was so effective with his jump shot. He was able to control the pace of the game by playing within the rules set out by the NBA. The way that Scottie Pippen played basketball forced everyone else on the court to adapt to his style of play and that is the type of player that Scottie Pippen was.
Scottie Pippen says that he was not really that interested in playing in High School but he had the idea that this is the way he was going to get a college education.
He’s been there. He’s seen it. He knows what it’s like to be successful. He knows how to give the right advice. He knows what a player needs to learn. He’s been a part of this organization for a long time. He’s seen the changes that have been made. He can give the player what he needs in order to be successful.
Scottie Pippen says fans want their teams win so much that they even demand that players play when they are injured. He told the players to play through pain because that is what fans want.
Dennis Rodman is the most dedicated and toughest athlete I’ve ever seen. Rodman played basketball, football, and even excelled in track. He was also very determined in his fitness routine. His dedication kept him in shape and ready to go for a long time.
Scottie said he is not about scoring or attacking the rim. He gets the ball and then he goes up for the defensive board. Pippen is the best defender in the NBA. He has the ability to guard any position on the court and is always willing to go up for the boards.
The Chicago Bulls forward said he will never forget his days as a member of the ’90s team, which won three championships and became known as the “Showtime” era.
The Bulls had just returned home from sweeping the Orlando Magic in the first round of the 1995 NBA playoffs and were on their way to a 4th consecutive appearance in the Eastern Conference finals. Their opponents, the New York Knicks, had already won the Western Conference and had home court advantage throughout the series.
Scottie Pippen said that for the playoffs, every team is like a family member. They all need to beat each other to make it to the Finals. The NBA Playoffs are just like a family.
20th of 50 Scottie Pippen Quotes
The greatest player of all time, LeBron James, will probably never reach the same level of greatness that he has now.
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Scottie Pippen didn’t learn from his bad days, he learned from his mistakes. He learned the lessons of what he did wrong, and what he could do better. And he continued to learn from his mistakes, over the years.
This is a nice change of pace. Scottie is talking about a lesson that we can all learn, and a big part of that is the team concept.
Pippen described a point guard as “a guy who’s very strong. Very quick and quick in [his] mind. [But] the guy makes mistakes because he’s thinking too much. He’s thinking about things he’s going to do.”
Pippen also stated that he was “kind of a leader” for the Bulls during his time with the team.
Scottie Pippen mentioned that in the 1988 U.S. Open he wasn’t happy with his backhand and had to hit a lot of drop shots. Pippen also mentioned that during the 1988 U.S. Open he was using a Wilson ball that had a softer cover. Pippen said that it helped when he would slice.
After winning the Bulls first title, Scottie went on to play four years in the NBA. His four seasons with the Bulls were filled with ups and downs. At first, he was the center of attention but was soon replaced by the likes of Michael Jordan.
Scottie Pippen has won six gold medals. He’s the only person in history to win all five major championships. They don’t make this big deal in other sports. This means he’s done it more than anybody else.
When Michael Jordan was four or five, he had a brother who got paralyzed from the neck down. The kid who did the wrestling fall on him hit his spine and it left him paralyzed. Michael went from being the baby to not really being the baby anymore.
The future Hall of Famer said that while playing for the Bulls, he knew he could cause Michael Jordan problems. Jordan was known for doing all he could to get into Pippen’s head in order to steal his thunder.
Just a few years after he helped a team win three NBA championships (1990, 1991, 1992), Scottie began his own journey toward another title in 1997.
30th of 50 Scottie Pippen Quotes
When it’s your second time getting a shot from behind the three-point line, you’ll usually shoot a better percentage than you did the first time.
“This respect is something I’ve learned through sports. I had to give respect to my brothers and sisters. When I grew up, I had to learn how to be a leader. It was a great lesson for me and for them to learn on the hardwood. I want my kids to be raised the same way,” – Scottie Pippen.
This is the best clip from the documentary. After the interview, Pippen was asked about his new movie. Pippen talked about his new movie.
Scottie is not only an amazing player, but an amazing human being as well. He is my brother, my friend, a father, a husband and a man that always keeps his word. Thank you for everything Scottie. I will never forget you.
You need to work hard to reach your goals. If you don’t make the most of everything that you have, you will be embarrassed.
As I look back at my childhood, I can say my childhood was perfect.
Scottie Pippen is one of the best point guards to ever play the game. He dominated in Chicago, and still does. He’s one of the most versatile players in the NBA history. His ability to control a game, dominate the ball and distribute the ball at elite levels made him one of the greats. Scottie Pippen was a perfect 10/10 at the position in Chicago, and is the best point guard in the NBA history.
Scottie Pippen says he loves to play basketball because it’s an escape from everything.
Durant does a lot of things at a high level, but he is not the only one. He is the best pure scorer in the league this season, but you have to take the other things he does into account as well. Being 6-foot-9 helps him a lot in the offense. He is a load to deal with.
The Bulls will be missing Scottie Pippen for a couple of weeks, but there was a time when they didn’t think they’d be missing him at all. Now they are, and that is not a bad thing. Pippen has been a Bulls champion and the face of the franchise for a long time. He’s the most beloved Bull ever. But the Bulls will replace him. They should be just fine when he returns. The Bulls just have to see their future before they see Pippen come back.
As a young player, achieving All-Star status in the NBA isn’t as easy as it seems.
40th of 50 Scottie Pippen Quotes
Scottie Pippen said he learned a lot from his coach Phil Jackson and assistant coach Tex Winter. He learned that sometimes you’re going to lose and sometimes you’re going to win.
As the greatest of all-time, Scottie Pippen has much respect for his ’92 gold medal.
Scottie Pippen talked to the media to say that he will never forget winning the gold medal in the 1992 Olympics. However, nothing sticks more than winning in his first Olympics.
Not only is it a great time for the players, the coaching staff, and coaches, but the fans as well. It’s a great opportunity for them to get to know us and learn about us. It’s a great time for bonding and building relationships.
Scottie Pippen’s “Big Man on Campus” (aka The Big Pippen Rule) is a common phrase that was popularized by Scottie. I know that when I played basketball, I always had to have big hands to avoid having them slapped in my face.
It’s hard to believe that Scottie Pippen, one of the greatest power forwards to ever play the game, would leave these words behind.
But let’s give you a hint:
If you look closely, Scottie’s first hand is written in a different color.
LeBron’s game, the NBA and the rest of the world, is incomparable. He’s the greatest player ever, and when he decides to play the game, everything changes. Everyone’s game, from the point guards to the coaches, changes. They’re left in the dust.
I look up to Michael Jordan as a player, and I’m glad that he wants me to meet him. But, I don’t need to learn anything about being a professional basketball player from Michael Jordan. My role as a professional athlete is to play as a professional. I know how to be prepared for the game, and I know what it takes to win.
No, I have a lot of Italian in me. I know they’re tall, but I’m going to be a 6’10” tall football player like you, my big brother.
You take a job for which you are well prepared and your skills and abilities are in greater demand, and you just try and take advantage of it.
It is an honor for the Bulls to have kids that they can teach all of the things that Scottie had taught his teammates.
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