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Now You See Him
Bruce Newman
November 30, 1987
The Bulls' Scottie Pippen has leaped from obscurity to become a top NBA rookie
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November 30, 1987

Now You See Him

The Bulls' Scottie Pippen has leaped from obscurity to become a top NBA rookie

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"It's a blessing that he's playing with Michael Jordan, because that will remove the pressure that goes with being a high draft choice," says New Jersey Nets director of player personnel Al Menendez. "People are going to be so busy watching Jordan that nobody is really going to notice his mistakes."

In time, Pippen may even get his own flash working, and when that happens, he and Jordan could make a lot of defenders disappear. And they won't be doing it with mirrors.

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