Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits
First reported by Si.com
- Scotty Pippen Jr., son of NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, will play college hoops for Vanderbilt in the fall.
- Pippen Jr. is a four-star recruit who fielded offers from several other schools including Washington State and Colorado State.
- The 6-foot-1 point guard announced his decision on Twitter, thanking his parents, coaches, and trainers who “pushed me to the next level and helped me reach where I am today.”
- What do you think it’s like playing basketball when your father is a Hall of Famer?
- Did you follow a similar career path as your parents?
Pippen Jr. picked Vanderbilt over Washington State, Colorado State, DePaul and UC Santa Barbara.
Scotty Pippen Jr., son of former NBA great Scottie Pippen Sr., has committed to Vanderbilt, the class of 2019 prospect announced Friday evening.
“I picked them because I have a good relationship with the coaches,” Pippen Jr. told 247Sports. “I like the school a lot. I think it’s a great fit for me academically and athletically. I feel like they needed me at the point guard position.”
Scotty Pippen Jr. commits to Vanderbilt Commodores basketball program
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