Bruce Bolden (born November 30, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 17 years in the National Basketball League (NBL) in Australia. He won an NBL championship with the South East Melbourne Magic in 1992, when he was named the NBL Grand Final Most Valuable Player (MVP). He led the league in rebounding in 1993, and he was also named the NBL Best Sixth Man in 1999. His final season was played in the Australian Basketball Association with the Albury Wodonga Bandits in 2003–04. His No. 32 was the first jersey to ever be retired by the West Sydney Razorbacks.
|Born||November 30, 1963|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||231 lb (105 kg)|
|High school||Flint Northwestern|
|College||Boise State (1981–1985)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Undrafted|
|1992–1994||South East Melbourne Magic|
|1998–2003||West Sydney Razorbacks|
|2003–2004||Albury Wodonga Bandits|
|Career highlights and awards|
Bruce often appears as a guest on the Aussie Hoopla podcast where he provides his thoughts on how players can make it to an elite level and his views on basketball in Australia.
Bolden is married to Egyptian national, Marie Yacoub. Their son, Jonah Bolden, played college basketball with the UCLA Bruins , played professionally in Serbia  and in Israel for Maccabi Tel Aviv. Jonah was drafted in the second round with the 36th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers.
- "Bolden the beautiful". The Sydney Morning Herald. April 4, 2002. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015.
- "Legend leads Australians in tuneup vs RP five". The Philippine Star. March 24, 2009. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015.
- "Razorbacks–History". West Sydney Razorbacks. Archived from the original on August 20, 2006.
- Haigh, Paul (June 24, 2015). "Rising star Bolden pays a visit to Caringbah High". The St George & Sutherland Shire Leader. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015.
- "Our Story". MyHoops. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015.
- "Bruce Bolden (Sydney Kings & West Sydney Razorbacks) Podcast #42". www.aussiehoopla.com. Retrieved 2017-04-01.
- "Jonah Bolden Is a Lottery Talent Hiding in the Second Round". 15 June 2017. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
- NBL stats at foxsportspulse.com