NBA: Son of Scotty Pepin announced to be eligible to participate in Project 2021

NBA: Son of Scotty Pepin announced to be eligible to participate in Project 2021

They say that what is inherited is not stolen. And this happens with Scotty Pippen Jr.He is a sophomore from Vanderfleet University and the son of a legend National Basketball Association (NBA)And the Scotty Pippen, Who was declared eligible for the following Draft To be held on July 29.

Through his social networks, the 20-year-old, born in Portland, Oregon, while his father defended Trail BlazersWrote that We all have dreams and I’m ready to chase after me; To my friends, team mates, coaches and everyone who has been a part of my journey, I appreciate you more than you know, and none of this would be possible without you. “.

Pippen Jr. Last season he played with the Vandervlit Commodores, averaging per match 20.8 points, 4.9 assists and 1.8 shots, As captain of his team in these three aspects, but he was not enough to get into the past March madness.

Hijo de Scottie Pippen al Draft NBA

Obviously, there are indeed comparisons between the game of Scotty and the game of his dad who was as such The first draft in 1987 for Chicago BullsTeam, with at least a Michael Jordan, With whom he achieved two championships three times, between 1991 and 1993, and between 1996 and 1998.

Scotty Pippin Jr. in action (Getty Images)

It should be noted that Pippen Jr. It should be available by July 21, the date it is CollectingWhere he will meet the teams interested in the NBA draft that will be held on the 29th of that month; Although not chosen, He has already confirmed that he will play another year in Basketball academic.

The problem for the Hall of Fame member’s son is his height, barely 1.82 meters, and that It does not appear in the top 100 qualified customers, So you have until July 19, two days before the process officially begins, to withdraw your name.

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