Muggsy Bogues

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Tyrone Curtis "Muggsy" Bogues (born January 9, 1965) is an American former basketball player. The shortest player ever to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA), the 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m) Bogues played point guard for four teams during his 14-season career in the NBA. Although best known for his ten seasons with the Charlotte Hornets, he also played for the Washington Bullets, Golden State Warriors, and Toronto Raptors. Bogues finished in the top seven in assists in six consecutive seasons (1989–1995), and in the top ten in steals in three of those seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muggsy Bogues has received more than 5,834,325 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Muggsy Bogues is the 45th most popular basketball player (up from 51st in 2019), the 3,254th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,150th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Muggsy Bogues ranks 45 out of 1,264Before him are Allen Iverson, Robert Parish, Jerry Sloan, Svetislav Pešić, Alexander Gomelsky, and Red Auerbach. After him are Mirza Delibašić, Rick Barry, Nate Thurmond, Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Arizin, and Pete Maravich.

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Among people born in 1965, Muggsy Bogues ranks 67Before him are Fredrik Reinfeldt, Vahide Perçin, KRS-One, Stefka Kostadinova, Eddie Irvine, and Haddaway. After him are Kevin James, Zakir Naik, Mathieu Amalric, Shania Twain, Jon Cryer, and Yahya Jammeh.

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Among people born in United States, Muggsy Bogues ranks 3,254 out of 15,968Before him are Thelma Ritter (1902), Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891), Red Buttons (1919), Hyman Minsky (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815). After him are Lisa Bonet (1967), Marc Jacobs (1963), Wayne Knight (1955), Paul Goodman (1911), Clancy Brown (1959), and Melissa Sue Anderson (1962).


Among basketball players born in United States, Muggsy Bogues ranks 32Before him are Derrick Rose (1988), Moses Malone (1955), Allen Iverson (1975), Robert Parish (1953), Jerry Sloan (1942), and Red Auerbach (1917). After him are Rick Barry (1944), Nate Thurmond (1941), Paul Arizin (1928), Pete Maravich (1947), Sam Jones (1933), and David Robinson (1965).