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Here’s a short story — Muggsy Bogues is doing yoga now … and TMZ Sports has the pics! The 5’3″ NBA legend is a newbie to the practice … but he’s already falling in love with it. In fact, the 49-year-old hosted a big yoga event in Charlotte this weekend with 6’5″ Carolina Panthers lineman […]

Charlotte, NC Non-profit Always Believe, Inc. is kicking off its MB1 Program sponsored in part by Reebok on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Reid Park Academy from 8:30 AM ET through 12 PM ET. In support of Trees Charlotte’s efforts to achieving 50 percent of Charlottean canopy coverage by 2050, volunteers from Always Believe, […]

Though diminutive, Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues loomed large over North Carolina basketball. His excellent vision, quick hands, and pesky defense made him a valuable commodity at Wake. In fact, the legendary Dean Smith once said, “If you don’t see Muggsy, hold the ball high in the air because he’s going to take it away from you.” […]

At just 5-foot-3, he was – and still is – the shortest player ever to play in the NBA. And despite the overwhelming odds of being the smallest man in primarily a big guy’s game, Muggsy Bogues lasted in the world’s most competitive basketball league for 14 years, most of them as a stable starting […]

Standing only 5-foot-3, Tyrone Curtis “Muggsy” Bogues was the shortest player ever in the National Basketball Association. But the scrappy point guard overcame his lack of stature and enjoyed an impressive 14-year career with four clubs, mostly with the Charlotte Hornets. Now, more than a dozen years after he retired, Bogues is seeking to inspire other […]

The very mention of NBA tends to conjure up images of tall, strapping men leaping to astonishing heights to dunk a basketball. But try telling this to Tyrone ‘Muggsy’ Bogues and he only smiles. For at 5’3″, Bogues is the shortest man ever to have played in the America’s National Basketball Association (NBA). In fact, despite […]

When you are just 5’3”, you don’t think of taking basketball as a full-time career. But Tyrone Curtis ‘Muggsy’ Bogues dreamt of bigger things. He wanted to become an NBA player. And he did, sparkling on the big stage for 15 seasons between 1987 and 2001.The American did not think his lack of height was a […]

He spent his childhood dodging bullets and was shot on his arm when he was five. His life was no less than film noir but “a little round object – basketball – saved his life,” he says. Five-foot three-inch Muggsy Bogues might be known as the shortest basketball player in the history of National Basketball […]

While basketball is known as a sport exclusively for the tall, some have made it big in the sport without possessing a herculean height; none more so than Tyrone ‘Muggsy’ Bogues. At 5’3″ Bogues still holds the record for being the shortest player ever in the league. In spite of a perceived lack of height, Bogues played an […]

At 5’3”, Tyrone ‘Muggsy’ Bogues was far from intimidating, but over a period of 10 seasons, he made a name for himself with his speed on court and his ability to pass. Muggsy was one of the few players who had more numbers in the assist column than points. From Day One I believed I belonged […]

Tyrone ‘Muggsy’ Bogues’ coaching and charitable work, and the enduring impact of Space Jam give him plenty to keep smiling about (Greg Forwerck/NBAE/GETTY). Catch up with Muggsy

Former Charlotte Hornet Muggsy Bogues paid a visit to WBTV studio’s on Monday afternoon. Muggsy has always been determined to motivate the youth to believe that they can overcome the odds, by using his own story as an example. As many know, he’s widely known for his success as a 5’3″ NBA Athlete. Muggsy’s foundation, […]

From a young age Muggsy encountered doubters who constantly told him he was too short to play basketball. Muggsy heard them, but he refused to listen. Muggsy was part of an undefeated championship team at Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Maryland with former NBA stars Reggie Williams, David Wingate and Reggie Lewis, and went on […]

The former 5’3″ NBA player talks about the difference in the NBA now versus when he played, what it’s like around the trade deadline and his thoughts on Eric Gordon.  

Muggsy Bogues has always garnered more attention due to his height rather than his game, when in reality, it should have always been the other way around. Bogues played an integral part to the Charlotte Hornets success and held a solid team that included Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson together. To show respect for an under-appreciated […]

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