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Best transaction: Traded guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a 2012 first-round pick to the New Orleans Hornets for guard Chris Paul and two 2015 second-round picks on December 14, 2011
Worst transaction: Named Vinny Del Negro head coach on July 17 2010
Executive of the Year: Never
May 14 2013 Named Nate Tibbetts assistant coach.
April 18 2013 Waived forward Jared Jeffries. February 21 2013 Traded the draft rights to forward Georgios Printezis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for guard Eric Maynor. Waived guard Ronnie Price. October 29 2012 Named Chris McGowan president and chief executive officer. October 27 2012 Waived guards Demonte Harper, Justin Holiday and Coby Karl and forwards Dallas Lauderdale and Adam Morrison. October 12 2012 Signed guard Justin Holiday. October 1 2012 Named John McCullough advance scout. September 30 2012 Signed guard Coby Karl. September 21 2012 Signed guard Demonte Harper and forwards Adam Morrison and Dallas Lauderdale. August 29 2012 Named Dale Osbourne assistant coach. August 17 2012 Named Jay Triano, Kim Hughes and David Vanterpool assistant coaches. August 8 2012 Named Terry Stotts head coach. July 20 2012 Traded the draft rights to guard Jon Diebler to the Houston Rockets for forward Aleksandar Pavlovic from the Boston Celtics. July 19 2012 Waived center Dan Gadzuric. July 18 2012 Signed guard Ronnie Price and matched the offer sheet tendered to forward Nicolas Batum by the Minnesota Timberwolves. July 16 2012
Re-signed guard Raymond Felton and traded him with forward Kurt Thomas to the New York Knicks for forward Jared Jeffries, center Dan Gadzuric, the draft rights to forwards Georgios Printezis and Kostas Papanikolaou, a 2016 second-round pick and cash. July 14 2012
Signed forward Will Barton. July 13 2012
Signed guard Damian Lillard, forward Joel Freeland and center Meyers Leonard, and re-signed forward JJ Hickson. July 11 2012
Signed forward Victor Claver and waived forward Shawne Williams. Draft 2012
Selected guards Damian Lillard (6th overall pick), Will Barton (40th overall pick) and Tyshawn Taylor and center Meyers Leonard (11th overall pick). June 25 2012
Tendered a qualifying offer to forward Nicolas Batum. June 4 2012
Named general manager by the Portland Trail Blazers.
March 24 2012
Signed forward Bobby Simmons for the remainder of the season. March 15 2012
Traded forward Brian Cook and a 2015 second-round pick to the Washington Wizards for guard Nick Young. March 9 2012
Signed forward Bobby Simmons to a second 10-day contract. February 27 2012
Signed forward Bobby Simmons to a 10-day contract. February 7 2012
Waived forward Solomon Jones. February 3 2012 Signed forward Kenyon Martin. January 27 2012
Waived guard Courtney Fortson. January 16 2012
Signed guard Courtney Fortson. January 3 2012
Signed center Solomon Jones. December 22 2011
Signed forward Reggie Evans. December 19 2011
Waived guards Willie Warren and Blake Ahearn and forwards Adam Koch and Renaldo Major. December 14 2011 Traded guard Eric Gordon, forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center Chris Kaman and a 2012 first-round pick to the New Orleans Hornets for guard Chris Paul and two 2015 second-round picks. December 12 2011 Matched the offer sheet tendered to center DeAndre Jordan by Golden State and signed guard Chauncey Billups. December 9 2011 Signed guard Travis Leslie and forwards Caron Butler and Trey Thompkins. Draft 2011
Selected forward Trey Thompkins (37th overall pick) and guard Travis Leslie (47th overall pick). June 14 2011
Exercised the contract options on guard Eric Bledsoe and forwards Blake Griffin and Al-Farouq Aminu through 2012-13 and tendered a qualifying offer to center DeAndre Jordan.
February 28 2011
Waived forward Rasual Butler. February 24 2011 Traded guard Baron Davis and a first-round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Maurice Wiliams and forward Jamario Moon. January 15 2011
Signed center Jarron Collins to a second 10-day contract. January 5 2011
Signed center Jarron Collins to a 10-day contract. January 3 2011
Waived center Jarron Collins. December 22 2010 Signed forward Ike Diogu. October 25 2010
Waived guards Mardy Collins, Stephen Dennis and Jon Scheyer, forward Marqus Blakely and center Jake Voskuhl. September 28 2010
Exercised the contract options on guard Eric Gordon and forward Blake Griffin through 2011-12. September 27 2010 Signed guards Stephen Dennis and Jon Scheyer and center Jarron Collins and Jake Voskuhl. August 12 2010 Named Dean Demopoulos, Marc Iavaroni and Robert Pack assistant coaches and named Dave Severns director of player development. July 28 2010 Re-signed forward Rasual Butler. July 26 2010
Signed forward Marqus Blakely. July 19 2010
Re-signed forward Craig Smith. July 13 2010
Signed guard Willie Warren. July 10 2010
Signed guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Al-Farouq Aminu. July 9 2010
Signed forward Brian Cook. July 8 2010 Signed guard Randy Foye and forward Ryan Gomes. July 7 2010 Named Vinny Del Negro head coach. Draft 2010 Selected forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8th overall pick) and guard Willie Warren (54th overall pick). Traded a protected future first-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the draft rights to guard Erick Bledsoe.