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Best transaction: Selected guard Kyrie Irving (1st overall pick) in the 2012 NBA Draft
Executive of the Year: Never
April 24 2013 Named Mike Brown head coach. April 19 2013 Fired assistants Paul Pressey and Joe Pruntey. April 18 2013 Fired head coach Byron Scott. March 20 2013 Signed guard Chris Quinn for the remainder of the season. March 3 2013 Waived guard Josh Selby. January 22 2013 Traded forward Jon Leuer to the Memphis Grizzlies for guards Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby, forward Marreese Speights and a future first-round pick. Waived guard Jeremy Pargo. January 6 2013 Waived forward Samardo Samuels. December 25 2012 Signed guard Shaun Livingston and waived guard Donald Sloan. November 29 2012 Signed forward Kevin Jones and waived forward Luke Harangody. October 27 2012 Waived guard D'Aundray Brown and forwards Micheal Eric and Kevin Jones. October 14 2012 Waived guard Kelenna Azubuike. October 10 2012 Waived guards Justin Holiday and Kevin Anderson. October 1 2012 Signed guard Justin Holiday. September 28 2012 Signed guard Kevin Anderson. September 10 2012 Re-signed forward Alonzo Gee and signed forward Kevin Jones. August 20 2012 Named Mike Gansey director of D-League operations. August 15 2012 Named Koby Altman pro personnel manager. August 10 2012
Signed center Michael Eric. August 8 2012 Signed guard CJ Miles. July 25 2012
Traded guard DJ Kennedy to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Jeremy Pargo and a 2014 second-round pick. July 20 2012
Signed forward Jon Leuer. July 5 2012
Signed guard Dion Waiters and forward Tyler Zeller. July 2 2012
Waived guard Manny Harris. Draft 2012
Selected guards Dion Waiters (4th overall pick) and Jared Cunningham (24th overall pick), center Bernard James (33rd overall pick) and forward Jae Crowder (34th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to guard Jared Cunningham, forward Jae Crowder and center Bernard James to the Dallas Mavericks for guard Kelenna Azubuike and the draft rights to foward Tyler Zeller.
April 9 2012
Signed guard Lester Hudson to a second 10-day contract. March 30 2012
Signed guard Lester Hudson to a 10-day contract. March 20 2012
Waived center Ryan Hollins. March 182012
Waived forward Jason Kapono and signed guard Manny Harris for the remainder of the season. March 162012
Signed guard Donald Sloan to a 10-day contract. March 152012
Traded guard Ramons Sessions and Christian Eyenga to the Los Angeles Lakers for forwards Luke Walton and Jason Kapono, a protected first-round pick and other considerations. March 22012
Signed guard Manny Harris to a second 10-day contract. February 212012
Signed guard Manny Harris to a 10-day contract. February 102012
Signed guard Ben Uzoh to a 10-day contract. February 62012
Waived forward Mychel Thompson. December 22 2011
Waived guard Manny Harris. December 14 2011 Waived guard Baron Davis. December 12 2011 Re-signed guard Anthony Parker. December 92011
Signed guard Kyrie Irving and forward Tristan Thompson and waived forward Joey Graham. June 30 2011 Traded forward JJ Hickson to the Sacramento Kings for forward Omri Casspi and a conditional first-round pick. June 29 2011
Exercised the contract option on guard Christian Eyenga through 2012-13. Draft 2011 Selected guard Kyrie Irving (1st overall pick) and forwards Tristan Thompson (4th overall pick), Justin Harper (32nd overall pick) and Milan Macvan (54th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Justin Harper to the Orlando Magic for two future second-round picks.
February 24 2011
Traded guard Maurice Wiliams and forward Jamario Moon to the Los Angeles Clippers for guard Baron Davis and a first-round pick; traded a 2013 second-round pick to the Boston Celtics for forward Luke Harangody and center Semih Erden; waived forward Leon Powe. December 28 2010
Signed guard Alonzo Gee. December 27 2010
Waived forward Jawad Williams. October 23 2010
Exercised the contract option on forward JJ Hickson through 2011-12. October 19 2010 Waived guard Danny Green. October 15 2010
Waived center Loren Woods. October 13 2010
Waived guard Cedric Jackson and forward Tasmin Mitchell. October 3 2010
Waived center Greg Stiemsma. September 25 2010
Signed guards Manny Harris and Cedric Jackson, forward Tasmin Mitchell and centers Loren Woods and Greg Stiemsma. September 22 2010
Re-signed forward Jawad Williams. September 13 2010
Named David Griffin as vice president of basketball operations. August 16 2010
Signed forward Samardo Samuels. August 4 2010
Named Wes Wilcox director of pro player personnel and Trent Redden basketball operations manager/scout. July 30 2010
Signed forward Joey Graham. July 29 2010 Named Paul Pressey, Chris Jent, Jamahl Mosley and Joe Prunty assistant coaches. July 26 2010
Traded guards Delonte West and Sebastian Telfair to the Minnesota Timberwolves for center Ryan Hollins, guard Ramon Sessions and a future second-round draft pick. July 23 2010 Signed guard Christian Eyenga. July 14 2010 Signed guard Kyle Lowry to an offer sheet. July 9 2010 Signed forward LeBron James and traded him to the Miami Heat for first-round picks in 2013 and 2015, a 2012 second-round pick, another future second-round pick and a trade exception. July 1 2010 Named Byron Scott head coach. June 30 2010
Tendered a qualifying offer to forward Jawad Williams.