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Bogues, Tyrone Curtis

Born: 1965 AD
Currently alive, at 53 years of age.
2.8 (56%) 20 votes

1965 – Born on the 9th of January in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the shortest person ever to play in the NBA, standing 5’3" (1.60 m) and weighing 136 pounds (62 kg).

       – Played at Dunbar High School in his native Baltimore, where he was a teammate of future NBA players David Wingate.

1987 – Drafted twelfth overall in the NBA Draft by the Washington Bullets.

1988 – Hornets selected Bogues in the expansion draft.

1996 – Bogues managed to block a shot attempt by 7’0" (2.13 m) NBA center Patrick Ewing.

       – Bogues has a cameo at the end of Eddie in which Whoopi Goldberg’s character flirts with him.

1997-1998 – Bogues’ Hornets career ended when he was traded, along with Tony Delk, to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for B.J. Armstrong.

2005 – Since leaving the NBA, Bogues worked in the real estate business, when he was named head coach of the Charlotte Sting in the Women’s National Basketball Association despite a lack of coaching experience.

2.8 (56%) 20 votes