Pippen appointed Senior Advisor to the President & COO

October 31, 2012 -- The Chicago Bulls have announced that Scottie Pippen has been named Senior Advisor to the President and COO of the team.

“Scottie's talents and unique experience allow him to add value to so many aspects of our organization, and we wanted his title to better reflect his role with the Bulls," said Chicago Bulls President and COO Michael Reinsdorf. "He has a great rapport with players and understands what they think about as they move through their playing careers. His generous personality and sense of humor helps him connect with our partners, fans, and front office, and that's evident through his work with our Corporate Sales and Branding departments, as well as Chicago Bulls Charities. We're so fortunate to have Scottie and his wife, Larsa, as part of the Bulls family."

A veteran of 17 seasons in the NBA, Pippen played 12 seasons with the Bulls. During that time, he was a seven-time NBA All-Star (1990, 1992-97) and a member of six NBA championship teams (1991-93, 1996-98). As a member of the Bulls, he was a three-time All-NBA first team honoree and was voted to the NBA All-Defensive first team from 1992-99. He also won two Olympic gold medals as a member of the 1992 USA Basketball “Dream Team” and returned to help lead the USA to gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. In recognition of his illustrious career, Pippen was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.