Scottie Pippen Statue Unveiled by Chicago Bulls at the United Center

By on Apr 9, 2011 in Basketball, Headlines, Sports Comments

A statue of Scottie Pippen was unveiled by the Chicago Bulls during the halftime of their game against Boston Celtics on Thursday night, several international sports news sites reported.

Scottie Pippen Statue
Scottie Pippen Statue
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The statue is not just bronze. It is colorful, with his hair given a color and his jersey colored red, the typical color of a Bulls jersey. According to reports, the statue will be displayed inside the United Center as a tribute.

During the ceremony, Pippen thanked the organization and fans and told the crowd that he was “truly honored.” He said that he really appreciated the “the love, the drive” they gave him.

The statue was reported to have been made by the same artist who sculpted Michael Jordan‘s statue outside the United Center.

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