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Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues
Bogues in Delhi in 2011.
No. 1, 14
Point guard
Personal information
Born January 9, 1965 (1965-01-09) (age 55)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
High school Paul Laurence Dunbar
(Baltimore, Maryland)
Listed height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Listed weight 141 lb (64 kg)
Career information
College Wake Forest (1983–1987)
NBA Draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Pro career 1987–2001
Career history
As player:
1987–1988 Washington Bullets
1988–1997 Charlotte Hornets
1997–1999 Golden State Warriors
1999–2001 Toronto Raptors
As coach:
2005–2006 Charlotte Sting (WNBA)
2011–present United Faith Christian Academy
Career highlights and awards
  • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (1987)
Career statistics
Points 6,858 (7.7 ppg)
Assists 6,726 (7.6 apg)
Steals 1,369 (1.5 spg)
Stats at

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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