10 Fun Facts About Jordan and Pippen’s Relationship

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Bulls guard Craig Hodges told the story of a practice session during the 1990 playoffs when Jordan and Pippen had an intense one-on-one session that seemed to never end. At this time Hodges said that Jordan toyed with Pippen, despite Scottie already being one of the elite players in the league. But he noted that Pippen just wouldn’t give up and keep going back. It was this experience that made Pippen such a fighter in the league. It could have got nasty, but such was the respect the two had for each other, it never went to that point. The one-on-one sessions seemed to be rarer later on in the decade. Perhaops MJ wasn’t interested in playing Pippen in his prime.