Scottie Pippen $120 million
"I don't want to really say anything, I'm just exhausted and tired," the former Chicago Bulls star told the Chicago Sun-Times on Monday.
Pippen, who has reportedly lost $120 million in career earnings since his retirement in 2004, sued two attorneys at the Chicago law firm Pedersen & Houpt for a total of $8.2 million. Pippen alleged the attorneys failed to closely monitor his 2002 purchase of a jet, which was grounded only months after he bought it, for upgrades and refurbishing the interior.Pippen reportedly spent $4.3 million on the Gulfstream II corporate jet.
The jury ruled that Pippen deserved blame as well in the bad business deal, awarding him roughly one-quarter of what he asked for. One of the firm's attorneys, Peter Sullivan, argued during opening statements that Pippen was looking for a scapegoat for his poor financial decisions over the years.