Posted November 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
After watching his team finish with the worst winning percentage in NBA history, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is hoping first-year coach Mike Dunlap and a handful of new players can help the franchise begin heading in the right direction. While expectations remain low for this season, Jordan would like to see some improvement from the Bobcats, who open against the visiting Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Charlotte looked like it might avoid its dubious NBA mark in March when it won twice in four games. The Bobcats, though, dropped their final 23 to finish 7-59 for a .106 winning percentage, four points below the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers club that went 9-73. After that miserable season, the Bobcats tapped Mike Dunlap, a former Denver Nuggets assistant and longtime collegiate coach, to take over for Paul Silas. Dunlap has brought a no-nonsense, fundamental approach that's included three- to four-hour practices. "Last year we went through the process of stripping down t...
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