Tyrone Curtis “Muggsy” Bogues is a former American NBA basketball player. Muggsy was well known, as he was the shortest player ever to play in the National Basketball Association. Hi height is just 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m). He doesn’t make it onto our Richest NBA players list, but what is his net worth?
Muggsy Bogues Net Worth
Over his 16 season career, Muggsy Bogues has amassed an impressive $15 million, mainly due to his $1 million per season salary and several endorsement deals. He is reportedly currently the head coach of the United Faith Christian Academy boys’ basketball team.
Before his retirement, Muggsy played as a point guard and wore jersey 1 or 14 while playing for the Charlotte Hornets (10 seasons), the Washington Bullets, Golden State Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors. You can buy an authentic jersey from Mitchell and Ness.
Due to his height, Muggsy was not known to dunk a basketball. The video below shows the 10 shortest players to have ever dunked, including Spud Webb who was only 5 ft 7 in (170cm), Nate Robinson 5 ft 9 in (175cm), Ty Lawson 5 ft 11 in (180cm), Jonny Flynn 6ft (183cm), Jose Juan Barea 6ft (183cm), Allen Iverson 6ft (183cm), T.J. Ford 6ft (183), Chris Paul 6ft (183cm), Will Bynum 6 ft (183cm) and Eric Bledsoe 6 ft 1 (185cm).
In 1996, Muggsy Bogues featured in the Michael Jordan film “Space Jam“
In 1994 he co-authored the book ‘In the Land of Giants: My Life in Basketball‘ with David Levine.