About Antron Pippen
|Place Of Birth
|Scottie Pippen’s Oldest Son
|Ethel and Preston Pippen
|Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin
|Sierra, Taylor, Sophia, Tyler (died 9 days after birth)
|College / University
|South Georgia Technical College, Texas A&M International University
|1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
NBA super legend Scottie Pippen‘s son, Antron, tragically died in April 2021. Antron passed away at the age of just 33. He was the eldest child of Scottie Pippen, who won six NBA Championships with the Chicago Bulls team in the 1990s. The actual cause of death of Scottie’s son Antron has not been published yet. Nevertheless, Scottie confirmed his death via Twitter and stated that Antron was battling persistent asthma, leading to his death.
Scottie established his son’s death via social media. He wrote on Twitter,
“I was heartbroken to share that yesterday, and I said goodbye to my very firstborn son Antron. The two of us yielded a love for basketball, and we had countless conversations regarding the game.”
In another online post, he wrote, “Antron suffered from chronic asthma, and if he hadn’t had it, I really believe he would’ve made it to the NBA. He never let that take him down, though-Antron stayed positive and worked hard, and I am so happy of the man that he became.”
He wrote in another post,
“Please keep his mother, Karen, and all of his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. A good heart and a beautiful soul have gone way too soon. I love you, son. Rest smooth until we meet again.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pippen family.
What is Antron Pippen Famous For?
- The eldest son of the NBA legend, Antron Pippen.
Where is Antron Pippen From?
Antron Pippen was born on the 29 December 1987. He was born to his father, Scottie Pippen, and his mother, Karen McCollum. He is the first child of Scottie. Following his other parents’ divorce, his father Scottie married Real Housewives of the Miami star Larsa Younan in 1997. He has six half-siblings from his father’s different relationships. His siblings from his father’s different relationships are Taylor, Sierra, Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin, and also Sophia. Scottie’s daughter, Tyler (twins to Taylor), died nine days after her birth in 1994. His grandparents are Ethel Pippen and Preston Pippen. His birthplace is in the Lawrenceville, Georgia. He held American nationality. He referred to African-American ethnicity, and his religion was Christianity.
Following his NBA super legend father’s footsteps, Pippen also pursued basketball. He also played college basketball for South Georgia Technical College from early 2006 to 2007. He then transferred to the Texas A&M International University to play collegiate basketball. In the years 2008-09 season, he averaged about 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 0.7 assists in the 2008-09 season.
Antron Pippen Height
Antron Pippen stood at the height of 1.88 m. He had an athletic body build. He was living and also working in Atlanta at the time of his death.
Did You Know?
- His father played 17 seasons in NBA.
- He is the single child of Scottie from his first wife, Karen McCollum.
- His parents divorced when he was just 3 years old.
- His father is the only NBA player to have won an NBA title and Olympic gold medal in the same year twice (in 1992 and 1996).
- His father was drafted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame twice.
- He played as a guard.
- He never played in NBA.