Muggsy Bogues Speaker Profile
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Muggsy Bogues Biography
Muggsy Bogues was born January 9, 1965 and is a retired basketballplayer and current head coach of the United Faith Christian Academy boys'basketball team. The shortest player ever to play in the NBA, the 5 ft 3 inBogues played point guard for four teams during his 14-season career in theNational Basketball Association. Best known for his involvement with theCharlotte Hornets, he also played for the Washington Bullets, Golden StateWarriors and the Toronto Raptors and served as head coach of the now-defunctWNBA team Charlotte Sting.
Bogues was drafted twelfth overall in the 1987 NBA Draft by the WashingtonBullets, and was part of a talent-laden draft class that also included DavidRobinson, Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen and Kevin Johnson. In his rookie year,Bogues was a teammate of Manute Bol who stood 7 feet 7 inches (231 cm) tall.Bol and Bogues appeared on three magazine covers together.
Despite his height, Bogues managed to block 39 shotsthroughout his NBA span including one on Patrick Ewing. This happened on April14, 1993 in the first quarter when Ewing was pulling the ball back to go up forthe shot and Bogues stripped him of the ball. He was credited with the blockthough; footage of his block was shown in 1996 on NBA Action.
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Posted on 21 December 2016 | 1:43 pm
Former NBA player Muggsy Bogues recently traveled to Charleston, NC last month to inspire some of the local youth at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The students roared and cheered for the NBA star, who told them tales of his career days when he really believed that if he focused hard he would be able to accomplish anything he put his mind to. Aside from telling the kids how strong their...[Read More]
Posted on 5 March 2013 | 8:59 pm
Former NBA star Muggsy Bogues will be headlining the Campus Speaker Series held by Davidson County Community College. The event will be held from 11 a.m. until noon March 27 in the Conference Center. Bogues, former Wake Forest University athlete and former NBA player with the Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors, stands at just 5 foot 3...[Read More]
Posted on 5 March 2013 | 6:30 pm
The shortest player to ever play in the NBA standing at 5'3", Muggsy Bogues will be making a special appearance at Children's Center in Detroit from 6-8 pm today and tomorrow at 8 Mile & Gratiot Corp from 2:30-4:30pm. Muggsy stays very active with charity appearances, basketball camps, speaking engagements and recently made a TV appearance on Pros vs Joes. Bogues played point guard...[Read More]
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