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Scotty Pippen Jr. Announces Decision: NBA World Reacts

Scotty Pippen Jr's family

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 06: Former NBA great Scottie Pippen watches his son Vanderbilt Commodores guard Scotty Pippen Jr. (2) from the crowd in a game between the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks and Vanderbilt Commodores, November 6, 2019, at Memorial Gym in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Matthew Maxey/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Scotty Pippen Jr. is ready to take his talents to the next level.

The Vanderbilt product announced on Monday that he will not be returning to the school and will be declaring for the NBA Draft.

"To the city of Nashville, thank you for making me feel at home," Pippen Jr. wrote in a statement. "This community has helped shape me into the person and player I am today, and I'm forever grateful for that. I want to thank Coach Stackhouse, all of my coaches, teammates, support staff, and professors for being there for me and always believing in me. To Commodore Nation - Thank you for supporting me from day one. I felt the love every time I stepped foot on the court in Memorial. It’s a feeling I’ll never forget. At this time, I’ve decided to take the next step in my journey. I am entering the NBA Draft and will sign with an agent. Anchor Down!"

The NBA world is excited to see him potentially get picked in the draft.

Pippen Jr. started 36 games for Vanderbilt this season and averaged 20 points per contest. He currently holds a second-round grade from most scouts around the NBA.