Mitch Kupchak Los Angeles Lakers
Seasons: 14
Playoffs: 12
Division Titles: 7
Conference Titles: 6
NBA Titles: 4
  Best transaction: Re-signed Aaron McKie and traded him with Javaris Crittenton, Kwame Brown, the draft rights to Marc Gasol, first-round picks in 2008 and 2010 and cash to the Memphis Grizzlies for Pau Gasol on February 1, 2008
Worst transaction: Traded center Shaquille O'Neal to the Miami Heat for forwards Lamar Odom, Caron Butler and Brian Grant and a first-round pick on July 14, 2004
Executive of the Year: Never
TRANSACTIONS:
SEASON 2013-14
February 19 2014
Traded guard Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors for guards Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
February 6 2014
Signed forward Shawne Williams to a 10-day contract.
January 26 2014
Signed guard Manny Harris to a second 10-day contract.
January 16 2014
Signed guard Manny Harris to a 10-day contract.
December 20 2013
Signed guard Kendall Marshall.
November 29 2013
Waived guard Elias Harris.
November 25 2013
Signed guard Kobe Bryant to a contract extension.
October 25 2013
Waived guard Marcus Landry.
October 16 2013
Waived guard Darius Johnson-Odom.
October 9 2013
Waived centers Eric Boateng and Dan Gadzuric.
September 27 2013
Signed center Dan Gadzuric.
September 25 2013
Signed guard Darius Johnson-Odom and center Eric Boateng.
September 20 2013
Signed forward Ryan Kelly.
September 16 2013
Signed forward Marcus Landry.
September 5 2013
Signed guard Xavier Henry.
September 4 2013
Signed forward Shawne Williams.
July 29 2013
Named Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis assistant coaches.
July 26 2013
Signed forward Elias Harris.
July 19 2013
Named Mark Madsen and Larry Lewis player development coaches.
July 15 2013
Signed forward Wesley Johnson.
July 12 2013
Signed center Chris Kaman.
July 11 2013
Signed guard Nick Young and waived forward Metta World Peace.
July 10 2013
Signed re-signed center Robert Sacre.
June 29 2013
Waived guard Chris Duhon.
Draft 2013
Selected forward Ryan Kelly (48th overall pick).
June 26 2013
Tendered a qualifying offer to center Robert Sacre and exercised the contract option on guard Jodie Meeks through 2013-14.
SEASON 2012-13
April 14 2013
Signed guard Andrew Goudelock.
January 7 2013
Waived guard Darius Johnson-Odom.
November 18 2012
Named Dan D'Antoni assistant coach.
November 11 2012
Named Mike D'Antoni head coach.
November 9 2012
Fired head coach Mike Brown and named Bernie Bickerstaff interim head coach.
October 27 2012
Waived guard Andrew Goudelock.
October 22 2012
Waived guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and center Greg Somogyi.
October 20 2012
Waived forward Reeves Nelson and center Ronnie Aguilar.
October 1 2012
Signed guard Chris Douglas-Roberts.
September 27 2012
Signed center Ronnie Aguilar.
September 14 2012
Signed guard Darius Johnson-Odom. 
September 7 2012
Signed center Robert Sacre and named Eddie Jordan, Steve Clifford and Bernie Bickerstaff assistant coaches.
September 5 2012
Signed forward Reeves Nelson and center Greg Somogyi
August 10 2012
 Traded center Andrew Bynum to the Philadelphia 76ers and guard Christian Eyenga, forward Josh McRoberts and a 2017 first-round pick to the Orlando Magic for guard Chris Duhon, forward Earl Clark and center Dwight Howard
July 25 2012
Signed forward Antawn Jamison and re-signed forward Jordan Hill. 

July 11 2012
Traded first-round picks in 2013 and 2015 and second-round picks in 2013 and 2014 to the Phoenix Suns for guard Steve Nash.

July 2 2012
Re-signed guard Darius Morris.

Draft 2012
Selected center Robert Sacre (60th overall pick).

June 4 2012
Exercised the contract option on center Andrew Bynum through 2012-13.
May 31 2012
Named Glenn Carraro assistant general manager.
SEASON 2011-12
March 15 2012
Traded forwards Luke Walton and Jason Kapono, a protected first-round pick and other considerations to the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Ramons Sessions and Christian Eyenga; traded guard Derek Fisher and a conditional first-round pick to the Houston Rockets for forward Jordan Hill.
February 7 2012
Waived forward Derrick Caracter.
December 22 2011
Waived guards Gerald Green and Elijah Millsap and forwards Malcolm Thomas and Zach Andrews.
December 17 2011
Signed forward Troy Murphy.
December 14 2011
Signed forward Josh McRoberts.
December 13 2011
Signed guard Gerald Green and forward Malcolm Thomas.
December 11 2011

 Traded forward Lamar Odom, a 2012 second-round draft pick and second-round considerations in 2013 to the Dallas Mavericks for a protected 2012 first-round pick and a trade exception.
December 9 2011
Signed guards Andrew Goudelock, Elijah Millsap and Darius Morris and forwards Jason Kapono and Zach Andrews.
July 8 2011
Named Ettore Messina coaching consultant.
June 29 2011
Named John Kuester assistant coach.
Draft 2011
Selected guards Darius Morris (41st overall pick) and Andrew Goudelock (46th overall pick) and forwards Chukwudiebere Maduabum (56th overall pick) and Ater Majok (58th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Chukwudiebere Maduabum to the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick.
May 31 2011
Named Mike Brown head coach.
SEASON 2010-11
April 13 2011
Signed guard Trey Johnson.
December 15 2010
Traded guard Sasha Vujacic and a protected 2011 first-round pick to the New Jersey Nets for forward Joe Smith, a second-round pick in 2011, a second-round pick 2012 and the draft rights to forward Sergei Lishouk from the Houston Rockets.
October 21 2010
Waived guard Trey Johnson and center Andrew Naymick.
September 30 2010
Waived guard Anthony Roberson and center Russell Hicks.
September 24 2010
Signed guards Trey Johnson and Anthony Roberson and centers Andrew Naymick and Russell Hicks.
August 13 2010
Signed forward Derrick Caracter.
August 12 2010
Signed forward Devin Ebanks.
August 11 2010
Re-signed guard Shannon Brown.
August 2 2010
Re-signed head coach Phil Jackson and assistant coaches Jim Cleamons, Frank Hamblen and Brian Shaw and named Chuck Person assistant coach.
July 22 2010
Signed guard Matt Barnes and center Theo Ratliff.
July 14 2010
Re-signed guard Derek Fisher.
July 8 2010
Signed guard Steve Blake.
Draft 2010
Selected forwards Devin Ebanks (43rd overall pick) and Derrick Caracter (58th overall pick).
SEASON 2009-10
April 2 2010
Signed guard Kobe Bryant to a contract extension.
December 23 2009
Signed forward Pau Gasol to a contract extension.
October 25 2009
Waived forward Tony Gaffney.
October 21 2009
Waived guard Thomas Kelati.
October 10 2009
Waived forwards Michael Fey, Mickael Gelabale and David Monds.
September 29 2009
Signed guard Thomas Kelati.
September 28 2009
Signed forwards Michael Fey, Tony Gaffney, Mickael Gelabale and David Monds.
July 31 2009
Re-signed forward Lamar Odom and waived guard Sun Yue.
July 8 2009

 Signed forward Ron Artest and re-signed guard Shannon Brown.
Draft 2009
Selected guards Toney Douglas (29th overall pick) and Patrick Beverley (42nd overall pick) and forward Chinemelu Elonu (59th overall pick). Traded the draft rights guard Patrick Beverley to the Miami Heat for a 2011 second-round pick and cash. Traded the draft rights to guard Toney Douglas to the New York Knicks for a 2011 second-round pick and cash.
SEASON 2008-09
February 18 2009
Traded center Chris Mihm to the Memphis Grizzlies for a 2013 conditional second-round pick.
February 7 2009
Traded forward Vladimir Radmanovic to the Charlotte Bobcats for guard Shannon Brown and forward Adam Morrison.
October 30 2008
Signed center Andrew Bynum to a contract extension.
October 27 2008
Exercised the contract option on guard Jordan Farmar through 2009-10 and waived guard Coby Karl.
October 22 2008
Waived guard Joe Crawford and forward CJ Giles.
October 20 2008
Waived guard Brandon Heath.
October 8 2008
Waived guard Dwayne Mitchell.
September 24 2008
Re-signed center Didier Ilunga-Mbenga.
September 12 2008
Signed forward CJ Giles.
September 10 2008
Signed guard Brandon Heath.
August 27 2008
Signed guard Joe Crawford.
August 25 2008
Signed guard Sun Yue.
August 14 2008
Signed forward Josh Powell.
August 1 2008
Signed guard Dwayne Mitchell.
July 28 2008
Re-signed guard Sasha Vujacic.
June 30 2008
Tendered qualifying offers to guard Sasha Vujacic and forward Ronny Turiaf.
Draft 2008
Selected guard Joe Crawford (58th overall pick).
SEASON 2007-08
April 1 2008
Signed forward Ira Newble for the remainder of the season.
March 21 2008
Signed forward Ira Newble to a 10-day contract.
February 11 2008
Signed center Didier Ilunga-Mbenga for the remainder of the season.
February 1 2008
Re-signed guard Aaron McKie and traded him with guard Javaris Crittenton, forward Kwame Brown, the draft rights to center Marc Gasol, first-round picks in 2008 and 2010 and cash to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward Pau Gasol; signed center Didier Ilunga-Mbenga to a second 10-day contract.
January 21 2008
Signed center Didier Ilunga-Mbenga to a 10-day contract.
December 12 2007
Signed head coach Phil Jackson to a contract extension.
November 20 2007
Traded forward Brian Cook and guard Maurice Evans to the Orlando Magic for forward Trevor Ariza.
October 29 2007
Exercised the contract options on guard Jordan Farmar and center Andrew Bynum through 2008-09.
October 23 2007
Waived forwards Andre Patterson and Elton Brown and center Larry Turner.
October 1 2007
Signed forward Andre Patterson.
September 17 2007
Signed forward Elton Brown.
August 22 2007
Signed center Larry Turner.
July 30 2007
Signed guard Coby Karl.
July 20 2007
Signed guard Derek Fisher.
July 19 2007
Re-signed center Chris Mihm.
July 12 2007
Re-signed forward Luke Walton.
July 3 2007
Signed guard Javaris Crittenton.
Draft 2007
Selected guards Javaris Crittenton (19th overall pick) and Sun Yue (40th overall pick) and center Marc Gasol (48th overall pick).
SEASON 2006-07
October 31 2006
Signed forward Brian Cook to a contract extension.
October 30 2006
Waived guard Devin Green.
October 27 2006
Exercised the contract options on guard Sasha Vujacic and center Andrew Bynum through 2007-08.
October 26 2006
Waived guards Von Wafer and Danilo Pinnock.
October 12 2006
Waived forward Marcus Douthit and center Mamadou N'diaye.
October 2 2006
Signed forward Marcus Douthit and center Mamadou N'diaye.
September 25 2006
Re-signed guard Devin Green.
September 6 2006
Signed guard Danilo Pinnock.
July 18 2006
Named Jim Cleamons assistant coach.
July 12 2006
Signed forward Vladimir Radmanovic and guard Shammond Williams.
July 5 2006
Signed guard Jordan Farmar.
Draft 2006
Selected guard Jordan Farmar (26th overall pick) and center Cheick Samb (51st overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to center Cheick Samb to the Detroit Pistons for guard Maurice Evans; traded a future second-round pick to the Dallas Mavericks for the draft rights to guard Danilo Pinnock.
SEASON 2005-06
March 6 2006
Signed forward Jim Jackson and waived forward Stanislav Medvedenko.
January 17 2006
Signed forward Ronny Turiaf and waived guard Laron Profit.
October 31 2005
Waived forward Corie Blount and exercised the contract option on forward Brian Cook through 2006-07.
October 27 2005
Waived guard Tony Bobbitt and center Adam Parada.
October 26 2005
Traded forward Jumaine Jones to the Charlotte Bobcats for a conditional second-round pick.
October 18 2005
Waived guard Will Conroy.
October 6 2005
Signed center Adam Parada and waived center Vlade Divac.
October 3 2005
Signed forward Corie Blount.
September 21 2005
Named Craig Hodges special assistant coach.
September 19 2005
Signed guard Will Conroy.
September 6 2005
Signed guard Devin Green.
September 2 2005
Named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar special assistant coach.
August 26 2005
Signed guard Aaron McKie.
August 9 2005
Waived forward Brian Grant.
August 8 2005
Re-signed forward Luke Walton.
August 2 2005
Traded guard Chucky Atkins and forward Caron Butler to the Washington Wizards for guard Laron Profit and forward Kwame Brown; signed guard Smush Parker.
August 1 2005
Signed guard Von Wafer.
July 14 2005
Signed forward Ronny Turiaf.
July 6 2005
Signed center Andrew Bynum.
Draft 2005
Selected center Andrew Bynum (10th overall pick), forward Ronny Turiaf (37th overall pick) and
guard Von Wafer (39th overall pick).
June 14 2005
Named Phil Jackson head coach.
SEASON 2004-05
February 17 2005
Named Brian Shaw and Kurt Rambis assistant coaches.
February 2 2005
Named Frank Hamblen interim head coach.
December 6 2004
Traded guard Kareem Rush to the Charlotte Bobcats for two second-round picks and signed guard Tony Bobbitt.
November 1 2004
Waived guard Tony Bobbitt.
October 31 2004
Exercised the contract option on forward Caron Butler through 2005-06.
October 27 2004
Waived guard Nate Johnson and forward Ike Nwankwo.
October 23 2004
Waived forward Jerry Dupree and center Neil Yanke.
October 6 2004
Signed forward Ike Nwankwo.
October 4 2004
Signed guard Tierre Brown and forward Jerry Dupree.
October 1 2004
Named Frank Hamblen, Larry Smith, Mike Wells, Melvin Hunt and Chris Bodaken assistant coaches.
September 29 2004
Signed center Neil Yanke.
August 24 2004
Signed guard Nate Johnson.
August 6 2004
Signed guard Tony Bobbitt and traded guard Gary Payton, forward Rick Fox, a conditional first-round pick and cash to the Boston Celtics for guards Chucky Atkins and Marcus Banks, center Chris Mihm and a second-round pick. The trade was amended on August 13, with the Los Angeles Lakers receiving no second-round pick and forward Jumaine Jones instead of guard Marcus Banks.
August 2 2004
Re-signed forward Stanislav Medvedenko.
July 20 2004
Signed center Vlade Divac and guard Sasha Vujacic.
July 15 2004
Re-signed guard Kobe Bryant.
July 14 2004
Traded center Shaquille O'Neal to the Miami Heat for forwards Lamar Odom, Caron Butler and Brian Grant and a first-round pick.
July 10 2004
Named Rudy Tomjanovich head coach.
Draft 2004
Selected guard Sasha Vujacic (27th overall pick) and forward Marcus Douthit (56th overall pick).
SEASON 2003-04
February 9 2004
Signed guard Maurice Carter to a second 10-day contract.
January 30 2004
Signed guard Maurice Carter to a 10-day contract.
January 14 2004
Signed forward Ime Udoka to a 10-day contract.
January 7 2004
Waived guard Jannero Pargo.
October 23 2003
Waived forwards Ime Udoka and Stephane Pelle and center Eric Chenowith.
October 14 2003
Waived guard Maurice Carter and forward Koko Archibong.
October 1 2003
Signed forward Bryon Russell.
August 19 2003
Signed forward Stephane Pelle.
August 15 2003
Signed center Eric Chenowith.
August 14 2003
Signed forward Koko Archibong.
August 13 2003
Signed forward Ime Udoka and guard Maurice Carter.
July 28 2003
Signed forward Horace Grant.
July 24 2003
Signed forward Jamal Sampson.
July 16 2003
Signed guard Gary Payton and forward Karl Malone.
July 9 2003
Signed forward Luke Walton.
July 5 2003
Signed forward Brian Cook.
Draft 2003
Selected forwards Brian Cook (24th overall pick) and Luke Walton (32nd overall pick).
SEASON 2002-03
December 6 2002
Waived center Soumaila Samake.
October 24 2002
Waived guard AJ Guyton.
October 17 2002
Waived forward Jefferson Sobral.
October 9 2002
Waived center Nick Sheppard.
September 18 2002
Signed center Guy Rucker.
August 23 2002
Signed center Soumaila Samake.
August 14, 2002
Signed guard AJ Guyton.
July 26 2002
Re-signed forward Stanislav Medvedenko and guard Brian Shaw; signed guard Jannero Pargo.
July 18 2002
Re-signed forward Devean George.
July 3 2002
Signed guard Kareem Rush.
Draft 2002
Selected forward Chris Jefferies (27th overall pick).
Traded guard Lindsey Hunter and the draft rights to forward Chris Jefferies to the Toronto Raptors for forward Tracy Murray and the rights to guard Kareem Rush.
SEASON 2001-02
November 25 2001
Waived guard Joseph Crispin.
November 4 2001
Re-signed guard Brian Shaw.
October 31 2001
Waived guard Brian Shaw.
July 21 2001
Signed guard Mitch Richmond and forward Samaki Walker.
SEASON 2000-01
October 13 2000
Signed center Shaquille O'Neal to a contract extension.
October 5 2000
Signed free agent guard Shawn Respert.
August 25 2000
Signed guard Isaiah Rider.