Scottie Pippen‘s oldest child, son Antron Pippen, has died at the age of 33.
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The 55-year-old retired NBA star announced the devastating news in a heartbreaking tribute posted Monday to Instagram, sharing photos of him with his firstborn over the years.
“I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron,” Pippen wrote. “The two of us shared a love for basketball and we had countless conversations about the game.”
Though Scottie did not reveal the cause of Antron’s death, he explained his late son “suffered from chronic asthma and if he hadn’t had it, I truly believe he would’ve made it to the NBA.”
“He never let that get…