‘Forever in our hearts’: Larsa Pippen pays tribute to ex Scottie Pippen’s son Antron, 33, following announcement of his death
Larsa Pippen has paid tribute to ex Scottie Pippen’s eldest son Antron following the announcement of his death Monday.
Larsa posted a photo to her Instagram Story showing Antron with the three sons she shares with Scottie.
‘Some truths in life are hard to accept,’ she wrote. ‘Your memories will never be forgotten! They will always remain with us forever.’
She added: ‘You are forever in our hearts, we love u and will miss u always Rip Antron.’
Larsa Pippen paid tribute to her ex Scottie Pippen’s eldest son Antron following the announcement of his death Monday. She shared a photo of Antron with her three sons with Scottie and said he would be ‘forever in our hearts’
Larsa and Scottie married in 1997 and the former NBA star filed for divorce in 2016.
The ex Real Housewives of Miami castmember then re-filed for divorce in 2018.
They share sons Scotty Jr., 20, Preston, 18, Justin, 15, and daughter Sophia, 12.
Antron was Scottie’s son with first wife Karen McCollum. The marriage lasted from 1988 to 1990.
Estranged: Larsa and Scottie married in 1997 and the former NBA star filed for divorce in 2016. The former Real Housewives of Miami star then re-filed for divorce in 2018. They share sons Scotty Jr., 20, Preston, 18, Justin, 15, and daughter Sophia, 12
The Chicago Bulls great, 55,announced his son Antron’s death at the age of 33 on Twitter on Monday
The Chicago Bulls great, 55, confirmed the death of his son at 33 in a series of social media posts.
‘I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron. The two of us shared a love for basketball and we had countless conversations about the game,’ Scottie tweeted.
‘Antron 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 him down, though – Antron stayed positive and worked hard, and I am so proud of the man that he became.
‘Please keep his mom, Karen, and all of his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. A kind heart and beautiful soul gone way too soon. I love you, son, rest easy until we meet again.’
Antron was Scottie’s son with first wife Karen McCollum. The marriage lasted from 1988 to 1990
Antron had followed in his father’s footsteps to play basketball ball at Texas A&M International University.
He also played at South Georgia Technical College back in the 2006-2007 season.
Antron later played semi-professional ball with the World Basketball Association after signing to South Carolina’s Upstate Heat team in about 2013.
He is believed to have then moved to Atlanta where he played for a local team and was reportedly working there in as a machine technician prior to his death.
In addition to his children with Larsa, Scottie is dad to daughter Taylor with ex Sonya Roby and daughter Sierra with ex Yvette Deleone.
His other daughter Tyler, who was Taylor’s twin, died just nine days after birth.
Scottie shared his belief that had he not suffered from chronic asthma, Antron would have followed him into the NBA. It’s believed he was making a living as a machine technician in Atlanta when he died