Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest NBA player ever, is poised to become the owner of the worst team in league history.
His embarrassingly bad Charlotte Bobcats have one more shot to avoid the title.
Heading into Thursday night's regular-season finale, the Bobcats are teetering on the verge of the worst winning percentage (.106) ever and could clinch the dubious distinction with a loss at home to the New York Knicks in the lockout-shortened season.
Charlotte is a woeful 7-58 and its record-setting futility would eclipse the 39-year-old mark held by the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers. That team finished 9-73 (.110) in a full regular season.
Jordan led Chicago to six NBA championships, but his Bobcats get no respect - Charlotte has become the butt of jokes.
''It has been tough, but we are just trying to move forward,'' guard D.J. Augustin said. ''Many people are laughing at us and making (the streak) as a joke, but we take it very seriously. We are just ...