Carroll Dawson
Seasons: 11
Playoffs: 6
Division Titles: 0
Conference Titles: 0
NBA Titles: 0
  Best transaction: Trade guards Steve Francis and Cuttino Mobley and center Kelvin Cato to the Orlando Magic for guards Tracy McGrady, Tyronn Lue and Reece Gaines and forward Juwan Howard on June 29, 2004
Worst transaction: Traded the draft rights to Richard Jefferson, Jason Collins and Brandon Armstrong for the draft rights to Eddie Griffin on June 27, 2001
Executive of the Year: Never
TRANSACTIONS:
SEASON 2006-07
February 13 2007
Traded forward Scott Padgett to the Memphis Grizzlies for center Iakovos Tsakalidis.
October 27 2006
Waived guard Casey Jacobsen and forward Ryan Bowen and exercised the contract options on guards Luther Head and Kirk Snyder through 2007-08.
October 24 2006
Waived guard Kelenna Azubuike.
October 19 2006
Waived forward Matt Haryasz.
October 2 2006
Signed guard Bonzi Wells and forward Scott Padgett.
September 5 2006
Signed guard Casey Jacobsen and forward Matt Haryasz.
August 4 2006

Signed guard Kelenna Azubuike.
July 28 2006

Signed guard John Lucas.
July 26 2006

Signed forward Steve Novak.
July 19 2006

Signed guard Vassilis Spanoulis.
July 14 2006

Traded a conditional second-round pick in 2008 and cash to the New Orleans Hornets for guard Kirk Snyder.
July 12 2006

Traded forward Stromile Swift and the draft rights to forward Rudy Gay to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward Shane Battier.
Draft 2006
Selected forwards Rudy Gay (8th overall pick) and Steve Novak (32nd overall pick).
Traded cash considerations to the Orlando Magic for the draft rights to forward Lior Eliyahu.
June 13 2006
Exercised the contract option on forward Chucky Hayes through 2006-07.
April 28 2006
Signed vice president for basketball operations/player personnel Dennis Lindsey to a contract extension.
SEASON 2005-06
April 3 2006
Named Daryl Morey assistant general manager.
March 20 2006

Signed guard Richie Frahm.
March 13 2006

Waived guard Gerald Fitch.
March 2 2006

Signed guard Rick Brunson.
March 1 2006

Waived guard Jon Barry.
February 23 2006

Traded guard Derek Anderson to the Miami Heat for guard Gerald Fitch and cash.
February 13 2006

Traded guard Moochie Norris and cash to the New Orleans Hornets for forward Maciej Lampe.
February 9 2006

Traded forward Lonny Baxter to the Charlotte Bobcats for guard Keith Bogans.
January 28 2006

Signed forward Chuck Hayes for the remainder of the season.
January 18 2006

Signed forward Chuck Hayes to a 10-day contract and guard John Lucas to a second 10-day contract.
January 8 2006

Signed guard John Lucas to a 10-day contract.
January 4 2006

Waived guard John Lucas and forward Josh Davis.
December 29 2005

Signed guard John Lucas and forward Josh Davis and waived guard Stephen Graham.
December 11 2005

Signed guard Stephen Graham.
December 5 2005

Waived guard Dion Glover.
October 28 2005

Named Charlie Ward assistant coach.
October 25 2005

Waived guard Keith Langford and forward Chuck Hayes
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October 12 2005

Waived guard Charlie Ward.
October 4 2005

Waived forward Vin Baker.
October 4 2005

Traded guard Mike James to the Toronto Raptors for guard Rafer Alston.
October 3 2005

Signed guards Dion Glover and Keith Langford and forward Chuck Hayes.
September 8 2005

Signed forward Lonny Baxter.
August 31 2005

Signed center Yao Ming to a contract extension.
August 26 2005

Re-signed center Dikembe Mutombo.
August 23 2005

Signed guard Derek Anderson.
August 15 2005

Waived forward Clarence Weatherspoon.
August 11 2005

Re-signed guard Jon Barry.
August 5 2005

Re-signed forward Ryan Bowen.
August 2 2005

Signed forward Stromile Swift.
July 1 2005

Signed guard Luther Head.
Draft 2005
Selected guard Luther Head (24th overall pick).
May 18 2005

Extended the contract of head coach Jeff Van Gundy through 2007-08.
SEASON 2004-05
March 25 2005
Signed a two-year contract extension.
March 19 2005

Signed forward Torraye Braggs and waived guard Andre Barrett.
February 24 2005

Traded forward Maurice Taylor to the New York Knicks for guard Moochie Norris, forward Vin Baker and a 2006 second-round pick; traded guard Reece Gaines and second-round picks in 2006 and 2007 to the Milwaukee Bucks for guard Mike James and center Zendon Hamilton.
January 19 2005

Signed guard Rod Strickland and waived guard Brandin Knight.
January 16 2005

Signed guard Brandin Knight to a 10-day contract.
December 27 2004

Traded forwards Jim Jackson and Bostjan Nachbar to the New Orleans Hornets for guard David Wesley.
December 23 2004

Traded guard Tyronn Lue to the Atlanta Hawks for guard Jon Barry.
November 1 2004

Signed guard Tracy McGrady to a contract extension and waived guard David Hawkins.
October 28 2004

Signed guard Andre Barrett and waived guard Derrick Zimmerman.
October 25 2004
Waived forward Brooks Sales.
October 4 2004
Signed guards David Hawkins and Derrick Zimmerman and forward Brooks Sales.
September 29 2004
Signed forward Ryan Bowen.
September 16 2004
Exercised the contract option on center Yao Ming through 2005-06.
September 8 2004
Re-signed guard Mike Wilks and traded him with guard Eric Piatkowski and forward Adrian Griffin the Chicago Bulls for center Dikembe Mutombo.
September 1 2004
Re-signed forward Scott Padgett.
August 9 2004
Signed guard Bob Sura and Charlie Ward.
June 29 2004
Trade guards Steve Francis and Cuttino Mobley and center Kelvin Cato to the Orlando Magic for guards Tracy McGrady, Tyronn Lue and Reece Gaines and forward Juwan Howard.
Draft 2004

Selected guard Luis Flores (55th overall pick).
Acquired the draft rights to guard Vassilis Spanoulis from the Dallas Mavericks for the draft rights to guard Luis Flores and cash considerations.
SEASON 2003-04
April 6 2004
Waived forward Charles Oakley.
March 28 2004
Signed forward Charles Oakley to a second 10-day contract.
March 18 2004
Signed forward Charles Oakley to a 10-day contract.
January 15 2004
Signed guard Mark Jackson.
January 6 2004
Waived forward Alton Ford.
December 30 2003

Traded guard Moochie Norris and forward John Amaechi to the New York Knicks for forward Clarence Weatherspoon.
December 19 2003

Waived forward Eddie Griffin.
December 12 2003

Waived forward Ben Davis.
November 23 2003

Signed forward Alton Ford and waived forward Torraye Braggs.
November 19 2003

Waived forward Alton Ford.
November 9 2003

Signed forward Alton Ford.
October 28 2003
Signed forward Scott Padgett.
October 23 2003
Waived guard Alex Scales and forwards Gabe Muoneke and Anthony Miller.
October 17 2003
Waived forward Jameel Watkins and center Peter Cornell.
October 16 2003
Signed forward Anthony Miller.
October 15 2003
Signed a contract extension with the Houston Rockets.
October 2 2003
Signed forward Jameel Watkins.
October 1 2003

Waived guard Melvin Sanders and forward Guy Rucker.
September 30 2003

Signed forward Jim Jackson and traded forward Glen Rice, a first-round pick and additional draft considerations to the Utah Jazz for forward John Amaechi, a 2004 second-round pick and a conditional second-round pick.
September 29 2003

Signed guard Melvin Sanders and forward Guy Rucker.
September 17 2003

Signed center Peter Cornell.
September 9 2003

Signed guards Mike Wilks and Alex Scales and forwards Torraye Braggs, Gabe Muoneke and Ben Davis.
August 7 2003

Signed forward Adrian Griffin.
July 26 2003

Signed guard Eric Piatkowski.
July 2 2003

Named Steve Clifford, Andy Greer, Tom Thibodeau and Patrick Ewing assistant coaches.
Draft 2003

Selected forward Malick Badiane (44th overall pick).
June 11 2003

Named Jeff Van Gundy head coach.
SEASON 2002-03
January 8 2003
Waived forward Pete Mickeal.
December 18 2002
Traded forward Kenny Thomas to the Philadelphia 76ers and a future second-round pick to the Denver Nuggets for forward James Posey from the Denver Nuggets.
October 16 2002
Released centers Brandon Kurtz and Sonny Watson.
September 12 2002
Signed guard Tito Maddox.
August 26 2002
Signed guard Steve Francis to a six-year contract extension.
July 11 2002
Signed forward Bostjan Nachbar.
Draft 2002
Selected center Yao Ming (1st overall pick), forward Bostjan Nachbar (15th overall pick) and guard Tito Maddox (38th overall pick).
SEASON 2001-02

October 25 2001
Waived guards Damon Jones and Darren Kelly and center Ike Nwankwo.
October 22 2001
Traded a 2002 second-round draft pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Kevin Willis.

October 9 2001

Re-signed free agent guard Moochie Norris.
October 1 2001
Signed free agent guard Damon Jones, who had been with the Vancouver Grizzlies.
September 29 2001
Signed free agent forward Marc Jackson to an offer sheet.
September 27 2001
Signed guard Darren Kelly to a qualifying offer.
September 26 2001
Exercised the option of forward Kenny Thomas for another season; signed guard Tierre Brown and center Ike Nwankwo to qualifying offers.
September 19 2001
Signed forward Eddie Griffin to a multi-year contract.
September 10 2001
Signed guard Oscar Torres.
September 7 2001
Exercised their option on guard Steve Francis; signed forward Terence Morris to a multi-year contract.
August 10 2001
Traded forward Shandon Anderson to the New York Knicks for forward Glen Rice and the draft rights to guard Kyle Hill from the Dallas Mavericks.
August 2 2001
Traded center Hakeem Olajuwon to the Toronto Raptors for 2002 first- and second-round draft picks.
July 16 2001
Announced they will not exercise the contract option on forward Carlos Rogers for next season.
Draft 2001
Selected forward Richard Jefferson (13th overall pick), center Jason Collins (18th overall pick) and guard Brandon Armstrong (23rd overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Richard Jefferson, center Jason Collins and guard Brandon Armstrong for the draft rights to forward Eddie Griffin.

SEASON 2000-01
March 20 2001
Signed guard Sean Colson for the remainder of the season.
February 28 2001
Signed guard Sean Colson to a 10-day contract.
December 28 2000
Waived forward Anthony Miller.
December 8 2000
Signed forward Anthony Miller.
October 30 2000
Waived guard Stais Boseman.
October 15 2000
Waived forward Lorenzo Johnson and guard Rayford Young.
October 2 2000
Made qualifying offers to center Terrell Bell, guards Stais Boseman and Rayford Young and forward Lorenzo Johnson.
September 28 2000
Traded guard Bryce Drew to the Chicago Bulls for future considerations.
August 25 2000
Signed free agent forward Maurice Taylor, who had been with the Los Angeles Clippers.
August 2 2000
Re-signed free agent guard Cuttino Mobley.
July 17 2000
Signed center Jason Collier, a first-round pick in the 2000 draft, and forward Dan Langhi, a second-round pick, to multi-year contracts.
Draft 2000
Selected center Joel Przybilla (9th overall pick) and forward Eduardo Najera (38th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to center Joel Przybilla to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Jason Collier and a future first-round draft pick; traded the draft rights to forward Eduardo Najera and a future second-round draft pick to the Dallas Mavericks for forward Dan Langhi.
SEASON 1999-00
March 4 2000
Signed coach Rudy Tomjanovich to a contract extension.
February 28 2000
Signed guard Moochie Norris for the remainder of the season.
February 18 2000
Signed guard Moochie Norris to a second 10-day contract.
February 8 2000
Signed guard Moochie Norris to a 10-day contract.
January 27 2000
Signed forward Devin Gray for the rest of the season.
January 26 2000
Signed guard Anthony Miller for the remainder of the season.
January 16 2000
Signed forward Anthony Miller to a second 10-day contract.
January 13 2000
Waived center Thomas Hamilton; signed forward Bill Curley to a 10-day contract.
January 7 2000
Signed forward Devin Gray to a 10-day contract.
January 6 2000
Signed forward Anthony Miller to a 10-day contract.
January 5 2000
Waived forward Devin Gray.
December 10 1999
Signed forward Devin Gray.
November 1 1999
Waived guard Matt Maloney and forward Don MacLean.
October 28 1999
Signed center Kelvin Cato to a multi-year contract extension.
October 12 1999
Waived forward Stacey Augmon.
October 2 1999
Traded forward Scottie Pippen to the Portland Trail Blazers for forwards Walt Williams, Stacey Augmon and Carlos Rogers, center Kelvin Cato and guards Ed Gray and Brian Shaw.
September 29 1999
Signed free agent forward Shandon Anderson, who had been with the Utah Jazz.
September 1 1999
Signed guard Steve Francis to a multi-year contract.
August 27 1999
Traded guards Brent Price and Michael Dickerson, forwards Othella Harrington and Antoine Carr and a conditional first-round pick to the Vancouver Grizzlies for forwards Tony Massenburg and Makhtar N'diaye and the draft rights to guards Steve Francis, Lee Mayberry and Rodrick Rhodes and forward Michael Smith; traded the draft rights to guards Lee Mayberry and Rodrick Rhodes and forward Michael Smith to the Orlando Magic for forward Don MacLean.
Draft 1999
Selected forwards Kenny Thomas (22nd overall pick), Tyrone Washington (44th overall pick) and Venson Hamilton (50th overall pick).
SEASON 1998-99
March 11 1999
Traded guard Rodrick Rhodes to the Vancouver Grizzlies for guard Sam Mack.
February 16 1999
Waived center John Coker.
February 3 1999
Agreed to terms on an undisclosed contract with center Stanley Roberts.
January 21 1999
Traded forward Roy Rogers and a 1999 or 2000 second-round pick to the Chicago Bulls for forward Scottie Pippen; re-signed free agent forward Charles Barkley to a one-year contract; re-signed free agent forward Matt Bullard, free agent forward-center Othella Harrington; free agent forward Eddie Johnson and free agent guard Matt Maloney; signed guards Michael Dickerson and Bryce Drew, their 1998 first-round picks, to three-year contracts; signed guard Cuttino Mobley, forward Anthony Miller and center John Coker; traded the draft rights to forward Mirsad Turkcan to the Philadelphia 76ers for a conditional first-round pick.
Draft 1998
Selected guard Michael Dickerson (14th overall pick), guard Bryce Drew (16th overall pick), forward Mirsad Turkcan (18th overall pick) and guard Cuttino Mobley (41st overall pick).
June 9 1998
Traded center Kevin Willis to the Toronto Raptors for forward Roy Rogers and two 1998 first-round draft picks.
SEASON 1997-98
October 30 1997
Waived guard Randy Livingston.
October 28 1997
Traded a future second-round pick to the Vancouver Grizzlies for forward Sam Mack.
October 3 1997
Re-signed guard Randy Livingston.
October 1 1997
Re-signed forward Sam Mack.
September 8 1997
Re-signed forward Matt Bullard.
August 15 1997
Re-signed guard Matt Maloney.
August 8 1997
Re-signed guard Eddie Johnson.
July 26 1997
Re-signed forward Joe Stephens.
July 24 1997
Re-signed forward Othella Harrington.
July 10 1997
Signed guard Rodrick Rhodes and center Serge Zwikker.
July 3 1997
Re-signed guard Emanuel Davis.
Draft 1997

Selected guard Rodrick Rhodes (24th overall pick) and center Serge Zwikker (30th overall pick).
SEASON 1996-97
March 3 1997
Signed guard Eddie Johnson for the rest of the season.
March 1 1997
Signed forward Sedale Threatt for the rest of the season; waived forward Tracy Moore.
December 21 1996

Waived guard Elmer Bennett.
November 27 1996
Signed guard Elmer Bennett.
October 30 1996
Waived center Terrell Bell and forward Joe Stephens.
October 1 1996
Signed center Terrell Bell, forward Othella Harrington and guard Randy Livingston, all second-round draft picks; signed free agent guard Matt Maloney and forwards Joe Stephens and Matt Bullard.
August 26 1996
Signed free agent center Kevin Willis, who had been with the Golden State Warriors.
August 19 1996
Traded guard Sam Cassell and forwards Robert Horry, Mark Bryant and Chucky Brown to the Phoenix Suns for forward Charles Barkley.
August 13 1996
Re-signed free agent forward Mario Elie to a two-year contract.