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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 […]

Muggsy Bogues’ career arose from storied beginnings at Dunbar High School in Baltimore and Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem to Landover as the Washington Bullets’ 12th overall pick in the 1987 NBA Draft. Before long he was the face of the Charlotte Hornets, sparking the offense with timely buckets and dishing to Alonzo Mourning, Larry […]

BASKETBALL fans rejoice: NBA star and long-time fan favourite Muggsy Bogues is coming to Ringwood. That’s right, Ringwood. The diminutive point guard is making the long trek from the US for a one-night-only talk show at the Karralyka Theatre on October 13. Bogues, 47, is making the trip specifically for this event, and his visit […]

Muggsy Bogues is showing campers at Crews Road Recreation Center in Matthews a crossover dribble. He goes between his legs and hard to his right, all precision and speed, and now he’s free. Those of us who watched the Charlotte Hornets in the 1980s and ’90s have seen this move. Bogues was the team’s point […]

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