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Muggsy Bogues Discusses Proving People Wrong With His Size, Mentoring Isaiah Thomas & Love for Charlotte

Kicking off the All-Star weekend festivities in New York,  14-year NBA veteran and Baltimore native Muggsy Bogues sat down with the Sway In The Morning crew in Midtown Manhattan so speak on his size, playing in the Bay Area and living in Charlotte.

Known for helping pave the way for NBA players short in stature with the likes of Spud Webb, Bogues speaks on what it meant for him to break the barriers down so that all people with pure basketball talent could get their shot in the NBA.  We also hear Bogues and Sway go back and forth about the Bay Area and the Golden State Warriors chances of winning the NBA title this year.

Spending most of his career playing for the Charlotte Hornets, Bogues discusses his love for the city and why he has called Charlotte home for over 25 years.  Check out the full interview below to hear everything else the legend Muggsy Bogues had to say, enjoy!


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