Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 4/23/13
After just one season and 21 wins, the Charlotte Bobcats fired head coach Mike Dunlap Tuesday afternoon. The franchise will now look for its sixth coach in the past decade. Dunlap was a surprise hire for the Bobcats last offseason. He had NBa ties (Denver Nuggets, 2006-08), but hiring an assistantinterim head coach from St. John's is not the best way to inspire confidence in a lowly franchise, one coming off the league's all-time worst winning percentage in 2012 (.106). Coming off a seven-win season, Dunlap helped to triple Charlotte's win total this season. With a youthful roster including the 2012 No. 2 overall draft pick, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker and his speedy backcourt mates, the organization appeared to be moving in the right direction for the first time in franchise history. Now, Charlotte hits the coaching carousel once again. Early nameds being tossed around include free agent coaches Phil Jackson (owner Michael Jordan's old coach, obviously), Stan Van Gundy and Mike Brown.
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