Muggsy Bogues

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Muggsy Bogues
Bogues in Delhi in 2011
Personal information
Born (1965-01-09) January 9, 1965 (age 59)
Baltimore, Maryland
Listed height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Listed weight135 lb (61 kg)
Career information
High schoolPaul Laurence Dunbar
(Baltimore, Maryland)
CollegeWake Forest (1983–1987)
NBA draft1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career1987–2001
PositionPoint guard
Number1, 14
Coaching career2005–2014
Career history
As player:
1987Rhode Island Gulls
1987–1988Washington Bullets
19881997Charlotte Hornets
19971999Golden State Warriors
19992001Toronto Raptors
As coach:
2005–2007Charlotte Sting (WNBA)
2011–2014United Faith Christian Academy
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points6,858 (7.7 ppg)
Assists6,726 (7.6 apg)
Steals1,369 (1.5 spg)
Stats at
Men's basketball
Representing  United States
FIBA World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1986 Spain National team

Tyrone Curtis "Muggsy" Bogues (born January 9, 1965[1]) is a retired American professional basketball player. He is the current head coach of the United Faith Christian Academy boys' basketball team. Bogues is the shortest player ever to play in the NBA at 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m).[1] He played point guard for four teams during his 14-season career in the National Basketball Association. Bogues is best known for his time with the Charlotte Hornets. He also played for the Washington Bullets, the Golden State Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors. Bogues was also the head coach of the WNBA team Charlotte Sting.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Muggsy Bogues Stats, Bio". ESPN. Retrieved 26 December 2012.