Michael Peter Muscala is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Muscala played his four years of college basketball for Bucknell Bison men's basketball team. In 2011, he led the Bison to an NCAA Tournament appearance and was named Patriot League Men's Basketball Player of the Year.
He was also named to the First Team All-Patriot League and AP All-American Honorable Mention. In the 2012-2013 season, Muscala was named Patriot League Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and First-Team All-Conference honors. He became the first player in Patriot League history to earn Player of the Year and Tournament MVP twice. By the end of the season, he also became Bucknell’s all-time leading scorer.
Muscala was drafted as the 44th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and was later traded to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night. He signed a one-year deal with Río Natura Monbús Obradoiro of the Liga ACB and averaged 14.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 20 games. Muscala signed a multi-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks after parting ways with the Club in 2014.
Muscala re-signed with the Hawks before the beginning of the 2017-2018 season. In 2018, he scored a career-high and game-high 24 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 126-114 loss. In 2018, Muscala was acquired by the Philadelphia 76ers in a three-team deal involving the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Hawks.