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Muggsy Bogues
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Bogues in Delhi in 2011
Personal information
Born (1965-01-09) January 9, 1965 (age 57)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Listed weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Career information
High school Paul Laurence Dunbar
(Baltimore, Maryland)
College Wake Forest (1983–1987)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1987–2001
Position Point guard
Number 1, 14
Coaching career 2005–2014
Career history
As player:
1987 Rhode Island Gulls
1987–1988 Washington Bullets
1988–1997 Charlotte Hornets
1997–1999 Golden State Warriors
1999–2001 Toronto Raptors
As coach:
2005–2007 Charlotte Sting (WNBA)
2011–2014 United Faith Christian Academy
Career highlights and awards
  • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (1987)
  • First-team All-ACC (1987)
  • No. 14 retired by Wake Forest
Career statistics
Points 6,858 (7.7 ppg)
Assists 6,726 (7.6 apg)
Steals 1,369 (1.5 spg)
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Tyrone Curtis "Muggsy" Bogues (born January 9, 1965) 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). 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.

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