Antron Pippen Biography – Antron Pippen Wiki
Antron Pippen was the eldest son of Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen. He was an accomplished high school player at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia, then played college basketball at South Georgia Technical College and Texas A&M International. He played one season of basketball at South Georgia Technical College from 2006 to 2007 and another season at Texas A&M International University from 2008 to 2009, according to his ESPN athlete profile.
His high school career was well-chronicled and he at one time was listed among the top 100 prospects at his age level. He acknowledged that sharing the last name of a six-time NBA champion generated extra attention.
“I’m used to the expectations,” Antron Pippen told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a high school player in 2006. “When I was younger, it bothered me. I was trying to prove to people that I could play. I’m very proud of my father. But I can only be myself.”
Antron Pippen Stats
He played one season of Division II basketball, averaging 12.4 minutes and 3.4 points per game in 2008-09 at Texas A&M International University in Laredo. He also played a season of junior college ball at South Georgia Technical College in 2006-07.
Antron Pippen Age
He was born in November 1987, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, United-States. He died on April 18, 2021. He was 33.
Scottie Pippen’s Son
He was the eldest son of former NBA star Scottie Pippen with his first wife, Karen McCollum. In addition to Antron, Scottie shares four children with his ex Larsa Pippen. Scottie also has a daughter, Sierra, with ex-fiancée Yvette De Leon. On July 20, 1994, Scottie welcomed twins Taylor and Tyler with then-girlfriend Sonya Roby. Nine days later, Tyler passed away.
Scottie Pippen played 17 seasons in the NBA and is best known for pairing with Michael Jordan on six title-winning teams in Chicago.
Antron Pippen Death
He passed away on April 18, 2021, at the age of 33. Scottie Pippen announced the death on his social media platforms, saying his firstborn son Antron died Sunday. He did disclose the cause of death.
Scottie Pippen tweeted: “I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron. The two of us shared a love for basketball and we had countless conversations about the game. Antron suffered from chronic asthma and if he hadn’t had it, I truly believe he would’ve made it to the NBA. He never let that get him down, though—Antron stayed positive and worked hard, and I am so proud of the man that he became. Please keep his mom, Karen, and all of his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. A kind heart and beautiful soul gone way too soon. I love you, son, rest easy until we meet again.”
“The Jets family was saddened to learn of the death of one of our former players, Antron Pippen,” the South Georgia Tech athletic department wrote on Twitter. “His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers. Antron was a Jet during the 2006-2007 season.”
Antron Pippen Cause of Death
Antron Pippen’s cause of death was not revealed. “Antron suffered from chronic asthma,” according to the Pippen.
Antron Pippen Height
He was 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.
Antron Pippen Net Worth
Antron Pippen’s net worth is unclear. He was living and working in Atlanta at the time of his death. His father, Scottie Pippen, has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Antron Pippen Instagram
His Instagram account is @antronpippen.