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Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean

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Revealed 4:52 p.m. CT Jan. 11, 2019 | Up to date 5:51 p.m. CT Jan. 11, 2019

Scotty Pippen Jr., the son of former NBA participant Scottie Pippen, dedicated to Vanderbilt Friday. 

He wrote in a tweet: “I would love (to) thank God for blessing me to have the ability to  play the sport that I really like. I might additionally wish to thank everybody who has ever supported me. An enormous thanks to my dad and mom and the remainder of my household for at all times supporting me and serving to me be the very best that I may very well be. I wish to thank my coaches, trainers and folks round me who’ve pushed me to the subsequent degree and helped me attain me the place I’m at the moment. I need to thank the entire coaches who took time and recruited me. With that being mentioned, I wish to announce my dedication to VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY #AnchorDown. 

Pippen Jr., a 6-foot-1 guard from Chatsworth, Calif., is a recruit within the class of 2019. He is listed as a three-star level guard within the 247Sports activities composite. Pippen Jr. has  gives from Vanderbilt, Washington State, Colorado State, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis and San Francisco.

“I’m headed to Vanderbilt,” Pippen Jr. informed 247Sports activities on Friday. “I picked them as a result of I’ve an excellent relationship with the coaches. I like the varsity plenty. I feel it’s an important match for me academically and athletically. I really feel like they wanted me on the level guard place.”

“They only wanted some extent guard. They need me to return in straight away and be capable to play the purpose and assist run the crew.”

Pippen Jr. mentioned the teaching employees was among the many deciding components.

“I might in all probability say the coaches and the way they trusted me and the connection I’ve with coach (Bryce) Drew and coach (Jake) Diebler,” Pippen Jr. mentioned.

Pippen’s father was an NBA teammate of Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew on the Houston Rockets within the 1998-99 season. That was after Pippen had already received six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls alongside Michael Jordan, been a seven-time All-Star and earned a spot on the NBA’s High 50 gamers listing of the primary 50 years in 1996. 

 

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Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean
Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean
Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean
Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean
Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean

Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean

Vanderbilt Basketball: Scotty Pippen Jr. Commits To Commodores - The Tennessean