Scottie Pippen’s Youngsters Pay Touching Tribute to Antron Pippen After His Loss of life
The Pippen household is mourning the lack of a beloved member gone too quickly.
On Monday, April 19, retired basketball champion Scottie Pippen introduced the devastating information of his son Antron Pippen‘s demise. Antron, Scottie’s firstborn son with ex-wife Karen McCollum, was 33 years outdated.
“I am heartbroken to share that yesterday, I mentioned goodbye to my firstborn son Antron,” the athlete wrote on social media. “The 2 of us shared a love for basketball and we had numerous conversations in regards to the sport. Antron suffered from continual bronchial asthma and if he hadn’t had it, I really consider he would’ve made it to the NBA. He by no means let that get him down, although—Antron stayed constructive and labored laborious, and I’m so happy with the person that he grew to become.”
As Scottie concluded his message, “Please maintain his mother, Karen, and all of his household and associates in your ideas and prayers. A sort coronary heart and delightful soul gone approach too quickly. I really like you, son, relaxation straightforward till we meet once more.”
Whereas the circumstances surrounding Antron’s demise are presently unclear, what is obvious is how tough his loss has been for the Pippen household, together with Scottie’s 4 youngsters with ex Larsa Pippen—Scotty Jr., 20, Preston, 19, Justin, 16, and Sophia, 13—in addition to Scottie’s daughters Taylor and Sierra from earlier relationships.