“As a kid, I just wanted to fit in, and basketball was my savior.” When Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues speaks, his countrified voice carries an air of authority and his citified words deliver a stainless steel message. Hardly what you’d expect from a 5-3, 100-something-pound Baltimore baby turned Charlotte-based adult. The shock at hearing mighty words come from a mini man is short-lived, though. After all, Bogues has been defying expectations since his escape from the womb 46 years ago. Barely born into this world after his mother suffered a prior miscarriage, Bogues focused on basketball from a young age.
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