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"No Tippin'" Pippen Strikes Again

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Mar 24, 2005 7:57PM

2005_03_sports_pippen.jpgFormer Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen was caught trying to negotiate down some strippers from their ususal fees at the Penthouse Executive Club recently. Apparently, the chose to move on to better paying customers.

Somehow, we are not at all surprised by this account of Pip's night out. Chicagoist grew up on the North Shore in the same suburb where he lived during his first stint with the team, so we've heard first-hand accounts from friends who waited on him in restaurants. Scottie seems to have worked hard to earn his No Tippin' Pippen" nickname from "coast-to-coast. And it looks that much worse, especially here in Chicago, when a certain bald-headed former teammate was known to be a quite generous tipper.

Sure... Pip never made as as much green as MJ, but he did receive a $67 million contract before being traded to Houston in '99, was paid his $5 million contract by the Bulls this year and has banked over $210,000 in farm subsidies over the years. You think could show some love to the strippers, waiters and bar tenders out there...

Tip via Garry Jaffe