BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — NBA great and Baltimore native Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues will be in town Monday for a basketball and flag football tournament honoring his late sister.
Sherron Bogues spent decades of her life working with the city’s youth, running basketball and football programs for the city’s recreation and parks department before she succumbed to cancer last year. She was 55.READ MORE: Morgan State University Awarded $6.25M From Apple & Google
In her memory, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake dubbed June 27 Sherron Bogues Day in Baltimore.READ MORE: How One Baltimore Business Owner Is Carrying On The Legacy Of The Women's Industrial Exchange
Bogues’ brother Tyrone, a former Dunbar High standout who played for four teams during his 15-season NBA career, will be on hand as a guest speaker and presenting trophies to the winners of each tournament.MORE NEWS: 5 Suspects, Including 2 Juveniles, Charged In Ocean City Armed Robbery
It’s being held at the Druid Hill Park Basketball Court at 3001 East Drive between 3:30 – 8 p.m.