Mike Dunlap

Local News
4:42 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Better But Still Bad, Charlotte Bobcats Fire Coach Mike Dunlap

Mike Dunlap
Credit NBA.com/Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats fired head coach Mike Dunlap Tuesday.

Dunlap took over the worst team in NBA history when he became head coach last summer. The Bobcats had just set the record for the worst winning percentage ever, winning just seven of their 66 games during a lockout-shortened season.

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Charlotte Observer
2:41 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Charlotte Bobcats Fire Coach Mike Dunlap After 21-61 Season

Charlotte Bobcats' Mike Dunlap was fired Tuesday, less than a week after his first Bobcats team finished the season at 21-61.
Credit David T. Foster III / Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Bobcats have fired coach Mike Dunlap after a single season in which the NBA team went 21-61.

The Bobcats put out a brief statement Tuesday that included the following quote from president of basketball Rod Higgins:

“Rich Cho and I conducted our season-ending review and met with Coach Dunlap to reflect on this season. As an organization, it was decided that we needed to make a change with the head coach position. We want to thank Mike for his contribution and wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

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