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Scottie Pippen gives special tribute to Johnny Bach

No player was more responsible for the Bulls’ defensive superiority during their championship reign than Scottie Pippen.

The mastermind behind the Bulls’ “Doberman D” was assistant coach Johnny Bach. While Phil Jackson and Tex Winter were busy connecting the dots on the triangle offense, Bach was unleashing his team of dogs at the other end of the court with Pippen on the lead.

The 91-year-old defensive guru died on Monday. Twitter lit up with heartfelt messages and tributes to the beloved coach. None were as special as Pippen’s: