Scottie Pippen Calls Phil Jackson 'Racist,' Michael Jordan 'Selfish' For Playing Baseball

Scottie Pippen continues to add to his litany of controversial comments. While on "The Dan Patrick Show," Pippen condemned his former head coach for putting the ball in Toni Kukoc's hands at the end of their infamous 1994 playoff game against the Knicks, saying it was a racially motivated move. Also, the six-time champion took — yet another — shot at Michel Jordan, calling his decision to play baseball "selfish."

When asked to clarify whether he was calling Jackson a racist, Pippen brazenly said that he was and that he has "no problem with that." The Hall-of-Famer also hinted at possible racist behavior from Jackson in the locker room and in practices, and that he deserved to be taking the last shot in light of Jordan's departure.

Pippen also berated the former Coach of the Year for writing a tell-all book on the late Kobe Bryant and then returning to coach him. He says that Jackson "exposed Kobe in a way that he shouldn't have."

When talking about Michael Jordan and his decision to play baseball, Pippen repudiated Jordan's judgement and said it was a "selfish decision, but it kind of who Michael Jordan was." Furthermore, the seven-time All-Star added that although he and Jordan were terrific teammates on the floor, off the court there ceased to be a relationship.

Pippen has found himself in the headlines often, recently exchanging words with All-Star Kevin Durant. Moreover, he is set to release a book — "UNGUARDED" — delineating the Bulls dynasty and how he was the real leader of those teams.

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