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Best transaction: Traded first-round picks in 2013 and 2015, a 2012 second-round pick, another future second-round pick and a trade exception to the Cleveland Cavaliers for forward LeBron Jameson July 9, 2010
Worst transaction: Traded the draft rights to guard Marcus Thornton to the New Orleans Hornets for two future second-round picks on June 25, 2009
Executive of the Year: One time (2010-11)
February 25 2014 Signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a 10-day contract. February 20 2014 Traded guard Roger Mason to the Sacramento Kings for a conditional 2015 second-round pick. January 15 2014 Traded center Joel Anthony, a conditional first-round pick, a second-round pick and cash consideration to the Boston Celtics for guard Toney Douglas from the Golden State Warriors. October 26 2013 Waived forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. October 21 2013 Waived guards Larry Drew and Charlie Westbrook and forward Jarvis Varnado. October 8 2013 Exercised the contract option on guard Norris Cole through 2014-15. September 28 2013 Named Andy Elisburg general manager, Adam Simon assistant general manager, Chad Kammerer director of NBA scouting, Keith Askins director of college and pro scouting and Juwan Howard and Dan Craig assistant coaches. September 27 2013 Signed guard Roger Mason. September 23 2013 Signed guard Larry Drew. September 11 2013 Signed forwards Michael Beasley and Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. August 7 2013 Signed center Greg Oden. July 16 2013 Waived forward Mike Miller. July 10 2013 Re-signed center Chris Andersen. Draft 2013 Traded a future second-round pick to the Atlanta Hawks for the draft rights to forward James Ennis. June 26 2013 Exercised the contract option on guard Mario Chalmers through 2013-14.
March 22 2013 Signed forward Juwan Howard for the remainder of the season. March 12 2013 Signed forward Juwan Howard to a second 10-day contract. March 2 2013 Signed forward Juwan Howard to a 10-day contract. February 21 2013 Traded center Dexter Pittman and a second-round pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for the draft rights to forward Ricky Sanchez. February 8 2013 Signed center Chris Andersen for the remainder of the season. January 30 2013 Signed center Chris Andersen to a second 10-day contract and signed forward Jarvis Varnado for the remainder of the season. January 20 2013 Signed center Chris Andersen to a 10-day contract and re-signed forward Jarvis Varnado to a second 10-day contract. January 9 2013 Signed forward Jarvis Varnado and center Josh Harrellson to a 10-day contract. January 7 2013 Waived center Josh Harrellson. January 5 2013 Waived guard Terrel Harris. October 27 2012 Waived guard Garrett Temple. October 26 2012 Waived guard Rodney Carney and forward Jarvis Varnado. October 21 2012 Waived forward Robert Rozier and center Mickell Gladness. October 2 2012 Exercised the contract option on guard Norris Cole through 2013-14. September 27 2012 Signed forwards Rodney Carney and Robert Dozier. September 17 2012 Signed center Josh Harrellson. September 10 2012 Re-signed guard Terrel Harris. July 11 2012
Signed guard Ray Allen and forward Rashard Lewis. Draft 2012
Selected forward Arnett Moultrie (27th overall pick). Traded the draft rights to forward Arnett Moultrie (27th overall pick) to the Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to center Justin Hamilton (45th overall pick) and a future first-round pick.
March 21 2012
Signed forward Ronny Turiaf. February 28 2012
Signed center Mickell Gladness to a second 10-day contract. February 12 2012
Signed center Mickell Gladness to a 10-day contract. February 7 2012
Waived center Mickell Gladness. December 24 2011
Waived guard Eddie House. December 19 2011
Waived guard Jeremy Wise and forward Billy White. December 23 2011
Waived forward Derrick Byars. December 16 2011 Signed head coach Erik Spoelstra to a contract extension. December 15 2011
Signed forward Billy White. December 14 2011
Waived forward Cameron Jones. December 10 2011
Signed guards Cameron Jones and Jeremy Wise, forward Derrick Byars and centers Mickell Gladness and Eddy Curry. December 9 2011 Re-signed guard Mario Chalmers and forwards James Jones and Juwan Howard and signed guard Norris Cole and forward Shane Battier. Draft 2011
Selected forward Bojan Bogdanovic (31st overall pick). Traded the draft rights to forward Bojan Bogdanovic to the Minnesota Timberwolves for the draft rights to guard Norris Cole, a future second-round pick and cash. June 29 2011
Waived forward James Jones. June 15 2011
Tendered a qualifying offer to guard Mario Chalmers.
March 2 2011
Signed guard Mike Bibby. March 1 2011
Waived guard Carlos Arroyo. November 23 2010
Waived guard Jerry Stackhouse and signed center Erick Dampier. October 25 2010
Waived guard Patrick Beverley and forward Da'Sean Butler. October 23 2010
Signed guard Jerry Stackhouse. October 20 2010
Waived guard Kenny Hasbrouck and forward Shavlik Randolph. October 11 2010
Waived forwards Mickell Gladness and Anthony Mason Jr. September 27 2010
Signed forwards Mickell Gladness and Anthony Mason Jr. August 30 2010 Signed forward Da'Sean Butler. August 4 2010 Signed guard Eddie House. August 2 2010 Signed guard Patrick Beverley. July 28 2010 Re-signed guard Kenny Hasbrouck. July 27 2010 Re-signed forward Shavlik Randolph. July 22 2010 Re-signed guard Carlos Arroyo. July 20 2010 Signed forward Juwan Howard. July 19 2010 Re-signed forward James Jones and center Jamaal Magloire. July 17 2010 Signed center Zydrunas Ilgauskas. July 16 2010 Re-signed center Joel Anthony and signed center Dexter Pittman. July 15 2010 Signed forward Mike Miller. July 12 2010
Re-signed forward Udonis Haslem; traded forward Michael Beasley to the Minnesota Timberwolves for second-round picks in 2011 and 2014. July 9 2010
Re-signed guard Dwyane Wade; traded first-round picks in 2013 and 2015, a 2012 second-round pick, another future second-round pick and a trade exception to the Cleveland Cavaliers for forward LeBron James; traded for two first-round picks in 2011 and a trade exception to the Toronto Raptors for forward Chris Bosh. June 29 2010
Tendered a qualifying offer to forward Joel Anthony and waived forward James Jones. Draft 2010
Selected center Dexter Pittman (32nd overall pick) and forwards Jarvis Varnado (41st overall pick), Da'Sean Butler (42nd overall pick) and Latavious Williams (48th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Latavious Williams to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a future second-round pick. June 23 2010
Traded guard Daequan Cook and the 18th overall pick in the 2010 draft to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the 32nd overall pick. June 18 2010
Exercised the contract option on guard Mario Chalmers through 2010-11.
April 6 2010
Signed forward Shavlik Randolph for the remainder of the season and waived forward Alade Aminu. April 5 2010
Signed guard Kenny Hasbrouck for the remainder of the season. March 27 2010
Signed forward Alade Aminu to a 10-day contract. March 26 2010
Signed guard Kenny Hasbrouck to a second 10-day contract. March 16 2010
Signed guard Kenny Hasbrouck to a 10-day contract. January 7 2010
Signed guard Rafer Alston. January 5 2010
Traded guard Chris Quinn, a 2012 second-round pick and cash to the New Jersey Nets for a 2010 second-round pick. December 14 2009 Waived forward Shavlik Randolph. October 23 2009 Waived guard John Lucas. October 20 2009
Waived forward Anthony Tolliver and exercised the contract options on guard Daequan Cook and forward Michael Beasley through 2010-11. October 12 2009
Signed guard Carlos Arroyo. October 9 2009
Waived forwards Alade Aminu and Andre Brown. September 29 2009
Signed guard John Lucas and forwards Alade Aminu, Andre Brown, Shavlik Randolph and Anthony Tolliver. September 24 2009
Named Alonzo Mourning vice president of player programs. August 13 2009
Traded center Mark Blount to the Minnesota Timberwolves for guard Quentin Richardson. July 22 2009
Re-signed center Jamaal Magloire. July 20 2009
Re-signed center Joel Anthony. Draft 2009
Selected guard Marcus Thornton (43rd overall pick) and forward Robert Dozier (60th overall pick).
Traded a 2011 second-round pick and cash to the Los Angeles Lakers for the draft rights to guard Patrick Beverley; traded the draft rights to guard Marcus Thornton to the New Orleans Hornets for two future second-round picks. June 18 2009
Tendered qualifying offers to forward Jamario Moon and center Joel Anthony.
March 4 2009
Signed guard Luther Head for the remainder of the season. February 13 2009
Traded forward forward Shawn Marion, guard Marcus Banks and cash to the Toronto Raptors for forwards Jermaine O’Neal and Jamario Moon and a future first-round pick. January 7 2009
Traded guard Shaun Livingston and cash to the Memphis Grizzlies for a conditional second-round pick in 2012. October 28 2008
Exercised the contract option on guard Daequan Cook through 2009-10. October 26 2008
Waived guard Jason Richards and center David Padgett. October 14 2008
Waived guard Eddie Basden and forward Omar Barlett. October 4 2008
Waived guard Matt Walsh. October 3 2008
Signed guard Shaun Livingston and waived guard Tre Kelley.