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Charlotte triples win total, yet coach Mike Dunlap says team needs to add pieces to puzzle

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    Charlotte Bobcats head coach Mike Dunlap reacts to a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The Bobcats won 105-98. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (The Associated Press)

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    Charlotte Bobcats' Josh McRoberts, left, goes up to dunk against Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The Bobcats won 105-98. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (The Associated Press)

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    Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker (15) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Shaun Livingston (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (The Associated Press)

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    Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker, right, passes the ball around New York Knicks' Chris Copeland, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2013. The Bobcats 106-95. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (The Associated Press)

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    Charlotte Bobcats' Gerald Henderson (9) is fouled by New York Knicks' Steve Novak (16) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, April 15, 2013. The Bobcats 106-95. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (The Associated Press)

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.

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