Scottie Pippen Jr., a two-time All-SEC player for the Commodores, was not selected in the two-round NBA Draft. He then agreed to an undrafted free agent deal shortly after the conclusion of the draft. Recently, in his debut game, Scottie Pippen Jr. showed his potential.
Scottie Pippen Jr. excelled in college, but he was not selected in the NBA. Given his name, there were always going to be high expectations for him, and when he became an undrafted free agent, he drew the attention of several teams. He was eventually signed by the Los Angeles Lakers, who later signed him to their Summer League team.
Pippen Jr. made his Summer League debut on Sunday night, and there is little doubt that he made an impact. He finished with 15 points, 8 assists, and three steals. When the Lakers Summer League team faced the Warriors, the purple and gold outperformed their opponents.
The young and experienced Lakers put on a fantastic display, and LeBron James must be ecstatic with the talent that is currently emerging through the ranks. Of course, Pippen Jr. may well establish himself in the Summer League, and he is doing just that.
Fans of the Lakers are salivating at the prospect of seeing a young Scottie Pippen Jr. compete against the King of the United States. And based on the highlights, we cant say we disagree. Check out his tweets below.