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Bernie Bickerstaff will step down at the end of the season

Yahoo.com is reporting that Bernie bickerstaff will be leaving the Charlotte Bobcats bench at the end of this season. This has long been suspected, but Michael Jordan has now verified that it is indeed going to happen.

Bernie Bickerstaff will not return as coach of the Charlotte Bobcats  next season, but will be invited to stay with the organization.

Part-owner Michael Jordan said Tuesday that Bickerstaff, who also serves as general manager, will finish the season and remains an "integral part" of the franchise. Charlotte is 23-41 and last in the Southeast Division.

Bobcats fans seem really giddy at the thought of having a new coach on the bench next season