CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Having discarded the label of NBA's worst team, Michael Jordan's Bobcats are looking forward to building off this season's momentum heading into to a crucial offseason for the franchise.
The Bobcats tripled their win total from a season ago and finished 21-61, a game ahead of the Orlando Magic. It was a marked improvement over Charlotte's 7-59 record last season, the worst winning percentage (.106) in NBA history.
While coach Mike Dunlap says "you never want to be last," he understands there's plenty of work to be done before the Bobcats are a playoff contender.
Dunlap says the team needs to add big men and 3-point shooters in the offseason.
The Bobcats have a lottery pick and up to $21 million to work with under the NBA salary cap.