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Muggsy Bogues is born on January 09, 1965, (
Muggsy Bogues Bio
Muggsy Bogues Net Worth and Career Earnings: Tyrone Curtis “Muggsy” Bogues is a former American basketball player, most well known as being “the short guy” in the NBA. Muggsy Bogues has a net worth of $14 million. Bogues was the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, measuring at 5 ft 3 in. Contrast this with the height of the average NBA player, which is listed as 6 ft 7 in.
During his career Muggsy Bogues earned around $18 million in salary alone.
Tyrone’s career in the NBA lasted for 14 seasons, where he played for 4 teams as a point guard. For ten of those seasons, he played with the Charlotte Hornets, which was the most well-known period of his career. He also played for the Washington Bullets, Golden State Warriors, and Toronto Raptors.
Early Life: Bogues was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 9, 1965, and was the youngest of 4 children. He grew up in the Lafayette Court housing projects, where he experienced a less-than-stellar childhood. At age 5, he was hospitalized after being struck by stray buckshot on the street. At 12, his father had committed armed robbery and was sentenced to twenty years in prison. His brother, Chuckie, had also begun using hard drugs around this time.
In Baltimore, he played basketball for the Dunbar Poets at Dunbar High School. During Bogues’ junior year, their team finished the season at 29-0, and then 31-0 in his senior season. The Dunbar Poets were ranked number 1 in the nation by “USA Today.”
|Full Name||Muggsy Bogues|
|Profession||Basketball player, Coach, Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Birth date||January 9, 1965|
|Birth Week day||Saturday|
At the 1986 FIBA World Championship, Bogues played for the USA national team under head coach Lute Olson. He played in every one of the team’s games and led them in assists and steals, eventually winning them the gold medal.
College Basketball: Tyrone would go on to receive multiple scholarship offers for college basketball, with various schools such as Virginia, Seton Hall, and Penn State displaying interest. He chose to attend Wake Forest University, where he played for 4 years. In 1986-1987, Bogues received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award and led the Atlantic Coast Conference in steals and assists. During his senior year, he became Wake Forest’s most valuable athlete and was given the Arnold Palmer Award.
In the 1987 NBA draft, Bogues had been selected 12th overall by the Washington Bullets. Included in this draft full of talented athletes were David Robinson, Scottie Pippen, and Kevin Johnson. On November 6, 1987, in Omni Coliseum, Tyrone made his NBA debut against the Atlanta Hawks. He led the team in assists.
Career: In the 1987 United States Basketball League draft, Bogues was chosen second overall by the Rhode Island Gulls. Tyrone had only played for one season in the league where he averaged 22.2 points and 8.4 assists per game. However, an ankle injury eventually ended his season in the league.
Muggsy Bogues Net Worth $14 Million
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|Salary||Info not available|
|Source of Income||Basketball player|
|Business||Attached with few Business|
|House||Living in Own House in United States of America|
Muggsy Bogues Measurements
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)|
|Weight||Not Available Now|
Muggsy Bogues Relationship and Dating
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Muggsy Bogues Family Info
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