One of the greatest NBA players in history, Scottie Pippen, has shared a sad announcement via his social media platforms on Monday and announced the passing of his oldest son, Astron Pippen, at age 33.
In the emotional tribute, Scottie did not disclose his son’s cause of death but asked for support during this time for his family.
The 55-year-old former player’s eldest daughter, Sierra, took to Instagram to pay her respect and tribute to her late brother, Antron. She created an album with some throwback photos.
In the caption section, the 26-year-old penned down a heartbreaking tribute and mourned the death of her eldest brother:
“Took a moment for me to compose this. I can’t help but ask why you? I’d like to hear you laugh again. I’m sad I can’t call you anymore. The happiest and most humble of us all.
Sometimes He wants the good ones too I guess. Father God watch over my big brother, You truly gained someone so special. Keep hooping up there boaaa. You’ll never be forgotten and I’ll make sure of that.
I love you Antron🤞🏽💜 gone too soon.😢 “
You can see her Instagram post right below.