Chicago Bulls appoint Scottie Pippen as senior adviser

The Chicago Bulls have appointed Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen senior adviser to president and chief operating officer Michael Reinsdorf.

Pippen spent 12 of his 17 NBA seasons playing for the Bulls. He has spent the past two seasons as a team ambassador.

“Scottie’s talents and unique experience allow him to add value to so many aspects of our organization, and we wanted his title to better reflect his role with the Bulls,” Reinsdorf said in a statement.

“He has a great rapport with players and understands what they think about as they move through their playing careers,” the statement said.

Pippen won six NBA titles during his time with the Bulls as Michael Jordan’s sidekick. He also won two gold medals with Team USA.

Pippen got inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 2010 (as player). In his NBA career, Pippen played for the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and Portland TrailBlazers.

Pippen played in a total of 1178 NBA games (1053 started), averaging 16.1 ppg, 6.4 rpg and 5.2 apg in 34.9 minutes per game.


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