Says Scotti Pippen his The side of the story about the Bulls dynasty.
The celebrity hall will unveil in its “NO” memoir “the events I’ve kept for so many years” – in November of this year – the rings it worked with Michael Jordan’s “Bulls” of the ’90s, resulting in six championships. lib passed.
In description of the book, Pippen seems to have taken a few jabs in Jordan and his leadership skills, among other things.
“Simply put, without Pippens, there are no championship banners hanging on the United Center rafters – let alone six. There is no ‘Last Dance’ documentary,” the description said of Jordan’s’ 90s Bulls championship seasons. Referring to the ESPN documentary series.
“There’s no Michael Jordan we know. The Chicago Bulls of the 1990s won’t exist as we know them.”
Pippen expressed his hatred for how the story was told in the six-part series of “The Last Dance,” which was filmed by Jordan’s Jump 23.
“Pippen details how he squeezed Jordan when he was called a neighbor and how he discusses it. she is The Bulls could (and should have) been more respected by management and the media, ”the UNGUARDED description said.
“He discusses how to deal with Jordan every day real The Bulls lead the locker room. ”
Pippen and Jordan were teammates in Chicago from 1987 to 1993 and from 1995 to 1998. Jordan introduced Pippen in 2010 when he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and both united en masse For an event at Jordan’s Flight School camp in California in 2017.
In April 2020, after the release of The Last Dance, which openly portrayed Pippen as Jordan’s number two, Pippen’s feelings for his former teammate seemed to worsen.
Late last year, Pippen said he wasn’t a fan of how the documentary came to be.
“I think in one of the greatest periods of basketball, as well as in terms of clearly defining the results achieved by the two best players, it wasn’t so clear – and even that aside, it’s the greatest team ever. Time,” Pippen said. Guardian In December 2020.
“I thought these things would go unnoticed in a documentary. I thought more about Michael trying to elevate and glorify himself. I think it also had a negative impact to some extent, because people were able to see what kind of personality Michael had, ”he explained.
Pippen, in a similar interview, said he faced Jordan because of his feelings for the documentary.
“I told him I wasn’t happy about it. He accepted it. He said, “Hey, you’re right.” It was great, ”Pippen recalled.
Other topics in the book include Pippen growing up in Arkansas, his college days at UCA, being called up in 1987, the transparency of former coach Phil Jackson, rival Isaiah Thomas and others, as well as other behind-the-scenes moments. from the dressing room.
Scottie Pippen’s “UNGUARDED” memoir will be released on November 16th and can be pre-ordered now.