NBA tragedy: Scottie Pippen’s son dies at 33

Antron pippen he had a promising future ahead of him in basketball. His magnificent qualities had led him to wear the shirts of South Georgia Technical College and Texas International University. However, his chronic asthma had prevented him from reaching the NBA like his father.

And we do not know if precisely this, or another, has been the cause of his death with only 33 years. It was his own Scottie the person in charge of making the news official through his account Instagram with this heartbreaking letter. But I do not detail the causes of the tragic event:

“I am heartbroken to share that yesterday I said goodbye to my first child Antron. We both shared a love of basketball and had countless conversations about the game. Antron suffered from chronic asthma and if I hadn’t had it, I truly believe it would have become a NBA”, The emotional message starts.

However, he has assured that this never made the young man lower his arms: “He never allowed that to bring him down. Antron He stayed positive and worked hard, and I’m proud of the man he became, ”wrote a proud Pippen.

“A warm heart and a beautiful spirit left very soon. I love you, son, rest easy until we meet again ”, ends a text that is accompanied by a series of photographs that recall some of their best moments together.

Rest in Peace, Antron!