Jim Paxson
Seasons: 6
Playoffs: 0
Division Titles: 0
Conference Titles: 0
NBA Titles: 0
  Best transaction: Traded forward Chris Gatling to the Miami Heat for guard Ricky Davis and forward Brian Skinner from the Toronto Raptors on October 26, 2001
Worst transaction: Selected center DeSagana Diop (8th overall pick) in the 2001 NBA Draft
Executive of the Year: Never
TRANSACTIONS:
SEASON 2004-05
April 21 2005
Fired as general manager of basketball operations.
March 22 2005

Named Mike Bratz and Wes Wilcox assistant coaches.
March 21 2005

Fired head coach Paul Silas and assistant coach Stephen Silas and named Brendan Malone interim head coach.
February 24 2005

Traded a 2007 first-round pick to the Boston Celtics for guard Jiri Welsch and waived forward James Thomas.
February 22 2005

Signed forward James Thomas to a 10-day contract.
February 11 2005

Signed forward Jerome Moiso to a second 10-day contract.
February 1 2005

Signed forward Jerome Moiso to a 10-day contract.
October 27 2004

Exercised the contract option on forward Drew Gooden through 2005-06.
October 1 2004
Signed guard Lucious Harris.
September 28 2004
Signed center Scott Williams.
September 15 2004
Named Brendan Malone assistant coach.
September 9 2004
Signed center Iakovos Tsakalidis to an offer sheet.
August 18 2004
Signed forward Anderson Varejao.
August 10 2004
Waived center Steven Hunter.
August 5 2004

Signed forward Robert Traylor.
July 23 2004

Traded center Tony Battie and two second-round picks to the Orlando Magic for forward Drew Gooden, center Steven Hunter and the draft rights to forward Anderson Varejao.
July 20 2004

Traded guard Kevin Ollie and forward Kedrick Brown to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Eric Snow.
July 1 2004

Signed guard Luke Jackson.
Draft 2004

Selected guard Luke Jackson (10th overall pick).
June 23 2004
Traded a future first-round pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for guard Aleksandar Pavlovic.
June 9 2004
Named Kenny Natt assistant coach.
SEASON 2003-04
April 6 2004
Released guard Mateen Cleaves.
March 29 2004
Signed guard Mateen Cleaves to a 10-day contract.
March 23 2004
Signed forward Lee Nailon for the remainder of the season.
March 13 2004
Signed forward Lee Nailon to a second 10-day contract.
March 4 2004
Signed forward Lee Nailon to a 10-day contract and waived guard JR Bremer.
January 21 2004
Traded forward Darius Miles to the Portland Trail Blazers for guard Jeff McInnis and center Ruben Boumtje Boumtje.
January 15 2004
Waived center Bruno Sundov.
December 15 2003
Traded guard Ricky Davis, centers Chris Mihm and Michael Stewart and a second-round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for forwards Eric Williams and Kedrick Brown and center Tony Battie.
November 6 2003
Waived center Jelani McCoy.
October 28 2003
Exercised the contract option on center DeSagana Diop through 2004-05.
October 2 2003
Signed center Jelani McCoy.
July 31 2003
Promoted to president and general manager of basketball operations.
July 30 2003
Signed forward Jason Kapono.
July 29 2003
Acquired guard JR Bremer, center Bruno Sundov and a conditional second-round draft pick from the Boston Celtics for forward Jumaine Jones.
July 22 2003
Signed forward Ira Newble.
July 17 2003
Signed guard Kevin Ollie.
July 10 2003
Named Bob Donewald Jr. assistant coach.
July 3 2003
Signed guard LeBron James.
July 2 2003
Named Stephen Silas and Mark Osowski assistant coaches.
Draft 2003
Selected guard LeBron James (1st overall pick) and forward Jason Kapono (31st overall pick).
June 2 2003
Named Paul Silas head coach.
SEASON 2002-03
March 24 2003
Signed guard Tierre Brown for the remainder of the season.
March 3 2003
Signed guard Tierre Brown to a 10-day contract.
February 28 2003
Waived guard Bimbo Coles.
February 27 2003
Waived forward Tyrone Hill.
January 23 2003
Named Clifford Ray assistant coach.
January 20 2003
Fired head coach John Lucas and assistant coach Jerry Eaves; named Keith Smart interim head coach; announced that director of player personnel Mike Bratz will serve as an assistant coach for the remainder of the season.
October 28 2002

Exercised their 2003-04 option on center Chris Mihm.
October 27 2002
Waived forward Harold Jamison and guard Nick Anderson.
October 23 2002
Waived guard Anthony Johnson.
October 20 2002
Waived guard Vonteego Cummings.
October 18 2002
Waived forward Matt Barnes and center Ike Nwankwo.
September 30 2002
Signed guard Anthony Johnson, guard Vonteego Cummings and center Ike Nwankwo.
September 26 2002
Signed guard Smush Parker.
September 25 2002
Traded forward Lamond Murray and a future second-round draft pick to the Toronto Raptors for center Michael Stewart and a future first-round draft pick; signed forward Matt Barnes and guard Smush Parker.
September 17 2002
Rescinded the trade with the Sacramento Kings involving guard Mateen Cleaves for forward Jumaine Jones after Cleaves failed his physical; traded a future second-round draft pick for guard Milt Palacio.
September 10 2002
Traded forward Jumaine Jones to the Sacramento Kings for guard Mateen Cleaves.
August 21 2002
Matched Minnesota's offer sheet to guard Ricky Davis, signing him to a six-year contract.
August 7 2002
Signed forward Carlos Boozer.
July 30 2002
Traded guards Andre Miller and Bryant Stith to the Los Angeles Clippers for forwards Darius Miles and Harold Jamison.
July 16 2002
Signed guard Dajuan Wagner to a four-year contract.
Draft 2002
Selected guard Dajuan Wagner (6th overall pick) and forward Carlos Boozer (35th overall pick).
Traded guard Wesley Person to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard Nick Anderson and the draft rights to forward Matt Barnes.
SEASON 2001-02
December 7 2001
Named Chuck Person associate coach.
October 31 2001
Exercised the fourth-year option on forward Jumaine Jones.
October 26 2001
Traded forward Chris Gatling to the Miami Heat for guard Ricky Davis and forward Brian Skinner from the Toronto Raptors; waived forward Makhtar Ndiaye and guard-forward Rodrick Rhodes.
October 25 2001
Waived forward Reggie Slater.
October 18 2001
Waived forward Gerard King.
October 3 2001
Signed center Trevor Winter.
October 2 2001
Exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Andre Miller for the 2002-03 season.
October 1 2001
Signed forwards Gerard King, Makhtar Ndiaye and Reggie Slater, guard-forward Rodrick Rhodes and guard Anthony Goldwire.
August 23 2001
Named Jerry Eaves assistant coach.
August 13 2001
Signed free agent guard Bryant Stith.
August 6 2001
Signed guard Jeff Trepagnier.
August 3 2001
Traded forwards Matt Harpring, Robert Traylor and Cedric Henderson to the Philadelphia 76ers for Tyrone Hill and Jumaine Jones.
July 24 2001
Named Ron Ekker assistant coach.
Draft 2001
Selected centers DeSagana Diop (8th overall pick) and center Brendan Haywood (20th overall pick) and guard Jeff Trepagnier (36th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to center Brendan Haywood for center Michael Doleac.
June 19 2001
Named John Lucas coach.
April 19 2001
Fired coach Randy Wittman.
SEASON 2000-01
February 22 2001
Signed forward Chucky Brown for the remainder of the season.
January 29 2001
Signed forward Chucky Brown to a 10-day contract.
January 18 2001
Signed forward Etdrick Bohannon to a second 10-day contract.
January 7 2001
Signed forward Etdrick Bohannon to a 10-day contract.
January 5 2001
Waived guard Larry Robinson.
January 2 2001
Traded guard Brevin Knight to the Atlanta Hawks for guard Anthony Johnson and Larry Robinson and forward Jim Jackson; waived guard Michael Hawkins and forward JR Reid.
November 22 2000
Signed guard Michael Hawkins.
November 15 2000
Waived forward-center Mark Bryant.
October 30 2000
Exercised their options on forward Matt Harpring and forward-center Robert Traylor.
October 26 2000
Waived guard Michael Hawkins and center Robert Werdann.
October 23 2000
Waived guard Johnny Hemsley.
October 16 2000
Signed guard Michael Hawkins.
October 15 2000
Waived guards Willie Burton and Khalid Reeves.
September 29 2000
Signed guards Willie Burton, Johnny Hemsley, Khalid Reeves and center Robert Werdann.
September 27 2000
Waived center Lari Ketner.
September 19 2000
Waived guard Gary Grant.
August 30 2000
Traded forward Shawn Kemp to the Portland Trail Blazers for guard Gary Grant and forwards Clarence Weatherspoon, Chris Gatling and a conditional first-round pick from the Miami Heat.
August 12 2000
Signed free agent guard Bimbo Coles, who had been with the Atlanta Hawks.
August 8 2000
Named Keith Smart assistant coach and director of player development.
August 3 2000
Traded center Andrew DeClercq to the Orlando Magic for forward Matt Harpring.
July 13 2000
Signed center Chris Mihm, their first-round draft pick, to a three-year contract.
Draft 2000
Selected guard Jamal Crawford (8th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to guard Jamal Crawford and cash for the draft rights to center Chris Mihm.
June 27 2000
Traded Bob Sura to the Golden State Warriors for forwards JR Reid and Robert Traylor from the Milwaukee Bucks.
SEASON 1999-00
March 13 2000
Signed center-forward Lari Ketner for the rest of the season.
March 12 2000
Released forward Donny Marshall from his second 10-day contract.
March 6 2000
Signed forward Donny Marshall to a second 10-day contract.
March 3 2000
Signed center Lari Ketner to a second 10-day contract.
February 28 2000
Signed guard Earl Boykins for the remainder of the season.
February 25 2000
Signed forward Donny Marshall to a 10-day contract.
February 22 2000
Signed center Lari Ketner to a 10-day contract; released forward Pete Chilcutt from his second 10-day contract.
February 18 2000
Signed guard Earl Boykins to a second 10-day contract.
February 14 2000
Signed forward Pete Chilcutt to a second 10-day contract.
February 8 2000
Signed guard Earl Boykins to a 10-day contract.
January 31 2000
Signed forward Pete Chilcutt to a 10-day contract.
January 18 2000
Signed forward Mark Hendrickson to a second 10-day contract.
January 16 2000
Signed forward Kornel David to a second 10-day contract.
January 8 2000
Signed forward Mark Hendrickson to a 10-day contract.
January 6 2000
Re-signed forward Kornel David to a 10-day contract.
January 5 2000
Waived forwards AJ Bramlett and Mark Hendrickson.
December 27 1999
Signed free agent forward Mark Hendrickson.
November 18 1999
Waived center Benoit Benjamin.
November 1 1999
Signed guard Brevin Knight to a contract extension.
October 28 1999
Waived guard Earl Boykins, forward Jamel Thomas and center Matt Fish.
October 14 1999
Waived guard Tony Smith.
September 30 1999
Named Larry Nance special assistant.
September 15 1999
Signed forward Ryan Stack.
August 24 1999
Re-signed forward Cedric Henderson.
August 12 1999
Signed free agent forward Mark Bryant, who had been with the Chicago Bulls.
August 10 1999
Signed guards Andre Miller and Trajan Langdon.
August 4 1999
Traded guard Derek Anderson and forward Johnny Newman to the Los Angeles Clippers for forward Lamond Murray.
August 2 1999
Named Bob Ociepka assistant coach.
July 13 1999
Named Mike Woodson assistant coach.
July 7 1999
Named Minnesota Timberwolves assistant Randy Wittman coach.
Draft 1999
Selected guards Andre Miller (8th overall pick) and Trajan Langdon (11th overall pick) and forward AJ Bramlett (39th overall pick).
June 18 1999
Exercised their option to acquire the first-round pick of the Boston Celtics in the 1999 draft.