Scotty Pippen Jr.: 3 facts about the Vanderbilt basketball guard, Scottie Pippen's son
Pippen has seen success playing for Stackhouse.
Here is some basic information about Scotty Pippen Jr.:
- Height: 6 feet, 3 inches
- Weight: 170 pounds
- Age: 20 years old
- Birthdate: Nov. 10, 2000
- Hometown: Los Angeles, California
- High school: Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles
- Parents: Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen
- Siblings: Preston, Justin and Sophia Pippen
Here are three more things to know about Scotty Pippen Jr.
Does Scottie Pippen's son play for Vanderbilt?
Yes, Vanderbilt men's basketball guard Scotty Pippen Jr. is the son of former NBA player Scottie Pippen.
Scottie Pippen was taken fifth overall in the 1987 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics, and he was traded to the Chicago Bulls on draft night. He played for the Chicago Bulls from 1987-98 and in 2003-04, and he won six NBA titles with the Bulls. In addition to the Bulls, Pippen played for the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers.
Scottie Pippen also won Olympic gold medals in 1992 and 1996. He was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.
Scotty Pippen Jr.:Scottie Pippen watches son star in Vanderbilt basketball exhibition win
Scotty Pippen Jr. first 30-point game
Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. had his first 30-point game for the Commodores in a game against Alcorn State on Dec. 27, 2020.
Pippen scored 30 points in 32 minutes on 11-for-18 shooting. He hit 5-of-9 3-pointers and went 3-for-5 on free throws. He also had four assists and two steals.
His previous career-high was 25 points, which he scored three times earlier in the 2020-21 season.
Vanderbilt 87, Alcorn State 50:Scotty Pippen Jr. scores career-high 30 points
Scotty Pippen Jr. freshman stats at Vanderbilt
During the 2019-20 season as a Vanderbilt freshman, Scotty Pippen Jr. averaged 12 points per game with 3.6 assists, 2.7 rebounds, and 1.1 steals a game.
Pippen played in all 32 games and started 31 times as a freshman. In 2019-20, Vanderbilt finished 11-21 overall and 3-15 in the Southeastern Conference during Jerry Stackhouse's first season as head coach.
Here's more Scotty Pippen Jr. news:
- Vanderbilt basketball:Scotty Pippen Jr. commits to Vanderbilt Commodores basketball program
- Scotty Pippen Jr.:Scottie Pippen and son tweet from Vanderbilt on basketball recruiting visit
- College basketball:Tennessee's Santiago Vescovi, Vanderbilt's Scotty Pippen Jr. on Lindy's basketball cover
Here is a link to the Scotty Pippen Jr. bio on the Vanderbilt men's basketball website.
Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.