The 32 Greatest Players In NBA History, Ranked

31. Scottie Pippen

Team(s): Chicago Bulls/Portland Trail Blazers/Houston Rockets
Career averages: 16.1 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 5.2 APG, 0.8 BPG, 2.0 SPG
Individual Accolades: 6x NBA Champion, 7x All-Star selection, 7x All-NBA selection, 10x All-Defensive selection, 1995 Steals leader

Every great player needs the “Robin” to his “Batman.” Fortunately for Michael Jordan, his “Robin” also happens to be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. Pippen was a monster on the defensive end. He possessed ability to guard multiple positions effectively. His unselfishness on offense also complemented Jordan well. Pippen mostly played within the flow of the offense. Rarely did you see him force anything on that side of the court. With that said, Pippen could score the basketball when called upon to do so.

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