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MJ may not have won without Pippen

Updated: October 5, 2004, 7:11 PM ET
By Sam Smith | Special to ESPN.com

Scottie Pippen may have been the most significant figure in the history of the NBA.

Nah, lots of guys refuse to go into games. Heck, Carmelo Anthony made the Olympic team after he did it last season. At least Pippen didn't have the gall to do it as a rookie.

No, Scottie Pippen enabled Michael Jordan to be a champion.

You say you see it the other way around, that Pippen rode Jordan's coattails, or at least his Air Jordans, that Jordan's greatness enabled Pippen to play for six ...

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