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Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippen
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Born: 09/25/65
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:227 lbs. / 103.4 kg.
Earnings: $107,892,430 ($640,653*)
“He actually had this curious ambivalence with Jordan,” said Sam Smith, who covered Pippen’s entire Bulls career and wrote the classic book, “The Jordan Rules.” “He wanted to be accepted and part of Jordan’s orbit, and I think that stemmed from, as a lot of it does, from where it came from. … He always really hungered for it, but Michael, being the shark he was, he would recognize that. He was so aware of people wanting to do that. “And then he would belittle Pippen when he was trying to be considered an equal, and then Pippen would go sort of crawling back to Horace Grant and the guys because he wasn’t accepted like he wanted to be.”

Stacey King: I didn't like the way Scottie Pippen was portrayed in Michael Jordan documentary

Retired ex-Bull Stacey King appeared this week on ESPN’s “The Lowe Post.” King, who is now a commentator for the Bulls, criticized Jordan for the portrayal of Pippen in “The Last Dance.” “I thought that the documentary was really good for the fans,” said King. “It gave people, in a down time with COVID, something to be happy about … It opened up a new set of fans for the Bulls teams back then. More people recognized that Michael was as good as their parents said he was. [But] I thought it was a little bit sensationalized. I didn’t like the way Scottie was portrayed in certain things. In that documentary, a lot of things Scottie did didn’t really pertain to that second three-peat. You know, the 1.8 seconds was when MJ was retired. In my opinion, that really didn’t need to be brought into ‘The Last Dance.’ It had nothing to do with that.”
“I was there when Scottie had the migraine,” said King. “When you have one of the worst migraines, you can’t see, which Scottie couldn’t. He was in so much pain, coming to Detroit for that Game 7. He was in tears, and he tried to play. Couldn’t see and was just so visibly shaken by not being able to play. And he got such a bad rap for that. His teammates knew what he was going through, knew that he went out there and he wanted to play. To have that in a documentary, bringing that back up? We ended up winning three straight championships after that … I thought Scottie was treated harshly there and I understand where he is coming from. Scottie has always felt he doesn’t get the attention he deserves. He’s always been looked at as Robin to Batman.”
Storyline: Michael Jordan Documentary
“I know everybody thinks it’s some feud from ‘The Last Dance’ — I think it’s something else that happened,” Oakley explained to Betway. “We don’t know, but one day we will find out. I don’t think Scottie would just turn [to] all this from ‘The Last Dance.’ Some stuff happened 10-20 years ago, but now he’s got a platform to talk about it. But he did say he wants to have his last say about ‘The Last Dance,’ so who knows what’s going on? “Scottie felt like he was mistreated, and he didn’t look good. Scottie did some things that we talked about. I’m friends with Scottie and Mike, but I don’t talk about Mike to Scottie, or Scottie to Mike… Mike’s not going to feud in the press about what Scottie has to say; he’s not going to comment on it.
Scottie Pippen has recently been in the news because of some shots he’s taken at Michael Jordan and The Last Dance. What’s your opinion on his comments? Charles Oakley: “Scottie felt like he was mistreated, and he didn’t look good. Scottie did some things that we talked about. I’m friends with Scottie and Mike, but I don’t talk about Mike to Scottie, or Scottie to Mike. “I know everybody thinks it’s some feud from The Last Dance, I think it’s something else that happened. We don’t know, but one day we will find out. I don’t think Scottie would just turn from all this from The Last Dance. Some stuff happened 10, 20 years ago but now he’s got a platform to talk about it. But he did say he wants to have his last say about The Last Dance, so who knows what’s going on?