As were so many athletes from his time, Chicago Bulls icon Scottie Pippen he ran into financial difficulties when his career came to an end.
Although Pippen earned his fair share of money in the NBA, he has the lowest salaries with the Chicago bulls they were the main talking point The last dance. Pippen’s financial affairs followed him into the early years of his career.
Things got so bad for Pippen at one point that he earned nearly $ 80,000 in government surveys for his personal farm.
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Scottie Pippen he ran into real financial difficulties in the 2000s, both through his NBA finals and after his retirement.
According to an article from 2008 from CNBC, Pippen lost $ 27 million in bad investments. In February 2008, Pippen was owed $ 5 million to a bank over a dispute with a private jet company.
Pippen and his wife bought an 18,700-square-foot mansion for $ 4 million in 2000 but sold it for $ 2.95 million.
CNBC reported that Pippen earned nearly $ 80,000 in government surveys for his farm from 2003-05.
Pippen farm was in the news again in 2018, when the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported that more than $ 50,000 of equipment, including two tractors, was stolen from his farm in Hamburg, Ark.
All stat and contract figures by permission Reference Basketball.