Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/23/13
It’s fair to say the Charlotte Bobcats are a colossal mess, and that designation isn’t going to change any time soon. New broke on Tuesday that the franchise will part ways with head coach Mike Dunlap after just one season, throwing the team further into turmoil. Dunlap went 21-61 in his first year on the job, guiding the Bobcats to the second-worst record in the NBA, ahead of only the Orlando Magic. That said, under Dunlap, Charlotte won 14 more games than it did during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season when the team went 7-59. Bobcats president of basketball operations, Rod Higgins, announced the move and said the search for a replacement will start immediately. Dunlap was the fifth coach in franchise history, and was the fourth different hire made since Michael Jordan took over ownership of the club in 2006. Bernie Bickerstaff, Sam Vincent, Larry Brown and Paul Silas all failed to win in Charlotte, and whoever comes next is unlikely to do any better The franchise has been poorly
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