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Scottie Pippen: No 'pressure to win championships' in Houston

Scottie Pippen played 50 games in a Rockets uniform, but says he has a feel for Houston fans.

Appearing on ESPN's The Jump on Monday, Pippen and Richard Jefferson discussed the Rockets with host Rachel Nichols. When the conversation turned to the future of coach Mike D'Antoni, Pippen said the Rockets coach's job isn't at risk because the city doesn't put pressure on its teams to win titles.

"I think Houston loves the regular season winning," Pippen said. "I played there and they're great fans, but there's not a lot of pressure to win championships there.