Charlotte Bobcats Fire Head Coach Mike Dunlap After One Season

Charlotte Bobcats Fire Head Coach Mike Dunlap After One Season

The Charlotte Bobcats fired head coach Mike Dunlap on Tuesday after just one season with the team.

The Bobcats went 21-61 under Dunlap, finishing with the second-worst record in the NBA ahead of only the Orlando Magic.

Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins said he and general manager Rich Cho met with players and Dunlap before approaching owner Michael Jordan and asking him to make a coaching change.

The Bobcats have had just one winning season (2009-10) in their franchise history and have won 35 games or more only twice in their 10 years of existance.

Dunlap was the fifth coach in the Bobcats’ nine-year history. He came from the college ranks, where he had served as an assistant for St. John’s before taking the Charlotte job.

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