Antron Pippen Wiki – Antron Pippen Biography
Antron Pippen was the son of Scottie Pippen, has died. Scotty Maurice Pippen Sr. usually spelled Scottie Pippen, is an American former professional basketball player. He played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls. Pippen, along with Michael Jordan, played an important role in transforming the Bulls into a championship team and in popularizing the NBA around the world during the 1990s.
Antron Pippen Age
Antron Pippen was 33 years old.
Pippen has been married twice, first marrying Karen McCollum in 1988. They had a son named Antron (1987-2021) before divorcing in 1990. He married Real Housewives of Miami star Larsa Younan in 1997. They had four children named Scotty Jr. (born November 10, 2000), Preston (born 2002), Justin (born 2005), and Sophia (born 2008) before divorcing in 2018.
Scotty Jr. is a sophomore on the basketball team at Vanderbilt University. Sophia appeared in the first season of Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. Pippen also has a daughter named Sierra (born February 17, 1995) with his former fiancée Yvette De Leon, and a daughter named Taylor (born July 20, 1994) with his former girlfriend Sonya Roby. Taylor’s twin sister, Tyler, died nine days after birth. Taylor played volleyball at Southern Illinois University, and now works as an accountant in Chicago.
Cause of Death
Scottie Pippen’s oldest child, son Antron Pippen, has died, the former NBA star announced on Monday. Antron was 33.
Scottie, 55, broke the news on Instagram, sharing a slideshow of photos of himself and his son. The former Chicago Bulls player did not confirm Antron’s cause of death.
“I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron,” he wrote.
Continued Scottie, “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.”
Scottie also asked his followers to keep Antron’s mother, his ex-wife Karen McCollum, “and all of his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. A kind heart and beautiful soul went way too soon. I love you, son, rest easy until we meet again.”
Scottie was married to McCollum from 1988-1990. The retired athlete is also dad to daughter Taylor with former girlfriend Sonya Roby, daughter Sierra with ex Yvette Deleone, and sons Scotty Jr., Preston, Justin, and daughter Sophia with estranged wife Larsa Pippen. Scottie’s daughter Tyler, Taylor’s twin, died shortly after birth.
Antron played basketball for both South Georgia Technical College and Texas A&M International.