Scott Pippen has recently revealed that his oldest son, Antron, had passed away on Sunday. He was just 33 years old. “I’m heartbroken to say that I had to say goodbye to my firstborn son Antron yesterday. We both had a passion for basketball and had numerous conversations about it.”
because “Without his asthma, I truly believe he would have made it to the NBA I was proud of him, though, he always remained positive and worked hard and I am very happy for him.”
Karen and Scott married in 1988. (they split in 1990). He was reported to have spent time playing basketball at Texas A&M University (TAMIU). Clearly, Scott is believed to have saw significant potential.
Scottie never mentioned why Antron died. He is, however, requesting that fans pray for his family. “Please be thinking of his entire family and friends during this difficult time. Touched by an early death. I love you, my son.”
Scottie made the revelation in a Twitter post below:
The Jets family was saddened to learn of the death of one of our former players, Antron Pippen. His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers. Antron was a Jet during the 2006-2007 season. #Jetfamily #SGTCJets pic.twitter.com/gAiXCr72z2
— SGTC Jets (@SGTCJets) April 19, 2021
Antron went to South Georgia Technical College; more recently, the school honored him by retiring his jersey number.