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Scottie Pippen questioned about alleged assault, TMZ reports

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Scottie Pippen, March 1, 2012 file photo. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) Scottie Pippen, March 1, 2012 file photo. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
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Former NBA great Scottie Pippen turned himself into police in Malibu to answer questions about a fight, according to TMZ.com.

Police questioned Pippen but decided against arresting him. Cops continue to investigate.

Pippen allegedly beat up a man seeking an autograph outside a restaurant on Sunday night. He  allegedly punched the man in the face and kicked him, knocking him out, TMZ reported.

The man was hospitalized.

Pippen was part of the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan when the team won six NBA titles.

He also played for the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers.

Pippen was inducted into the National Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

TMZ originally reported that Pippen was arrested, but later updated that he was questioned and let go.

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