Chicago Bulls: 10 Ideas For Scottie Pippen’s United Center Statue

August 26th, 2010 by Christopher Murphy Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls have plans to unveil a bronze Scottie Pippen statue that will be displayed in the United Center at some point during the 2010-2011 season. 

Omri and Julie Rotblatt-Amrany of Highland Park, Ill., who also crafted the Michael Jordan statue, which was unveiled in January of 1994, will handle the Pippen statue as well.

“Words really can’t express my feelings,” Pippen told “It’s an unbelievable honor and truly amazing. It’s something you dream of as a kid growing up, but you can never foresee those childhood fantasies becoming reality. You see statues of individuals who have done great things and made their mark on history, but as a basketball player, you never really think about arriving at this point. It’s an amazing honor for the Chicago Bulls to do this for me.”

Pippen deserves this honor as being arguably the second best player to ever wear a Bulls uniform.

It's been a good year for Pippen, as his jersey was retired at the University of Central Arkansas, he was entered into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and he was hired to return as an ambass ...

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