Joe Dumars
Seasons: 13
Playoffs: 8
Division Titles: 6
Conference Titles: 2
NBA Titles: 1
  Best transaction: Traded Chucky Atkins, Lindsey Hunter, a first-round pick and cash to Boston and Bob Sura with Zeljko Rebraca to Atlanta for Mike James from Boston and Rasheed Wallace from Atlanta on February 14, 2004
Worst transaction: Selected forward Darko Milicic (2nd overall pick) in the 2003 NBA Draft
Executive of the Year: One time (2002-03)
TRANSACTIONS:
SEASON 2013-14
April 14 2014
Stepped down as general manager. Named advisor to the organization.
October 19 2013
Exercised the contract option on forward Andre Drummond through 2014-15.
September 25 2013
Named Henry Bibby and Maz Trakh assistant coaches and Rasheed Wallace player development coach.
August 21 2013
Signed center Josh Harrellson.
August 5 2013
Signed guard Peyton Siva.
July 31 2013
Traded guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center Viacheslav Kravtsov to the Milwaukee Bucks for guard Brandon Jennings.
July 19 2013
Signed guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and forward and Tony Mitchell.
July 15 2013
Signed guards Chauncey Billups and Gigi Datome and re-signed guard Will Bynum.
July 11 2013
Signed waived guard Kim English.
July 10 2013
Signed signed forward Josh Smith.
Draft 2013
Selected guards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (8th overall pick) and Peyton Siva (56th overall pick) and forward Tony Mitchell (37th overall pick).
June 10 2013
Named Maurice Cheeks head coach.
April 18 2013
Fired head coach Lawrence Frank.
SEASON 2012-13
January 30 2013
Traded forwards Austin Daye and Tayshaun Prince to the Memphis Grizzlies and acquired guard Jose Manuel Calderon from the Toronto Raptors.
October 22 2012
Waived guards Jonny Flynn and Terrence Williams.
October 1 2012
Signed guards Jonny Flynn and Terrence Williams.
August 15 2012
Signed forward Khris Middleton. 
July 14 2012
Signed center Vyacheslav Kravtsov.

July 12 2012
Signed guard Kim English.

July 11 2011
Signed forward Kyle Singler.

July 19 2011
Signed forward Andre Drummond.

July 11 2011
Named George David assistant general manager.

Draft 2012
Selected forwards Andre Drummond (9th overall pick) and Khris Middleton (39th overall pick) and guard Kim English (44th overall pick).

June 26 2012
Traded guard Ben Gordon and a future first-round pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for forward Corey Maggette.
SEASON 2011-12
January 20 2012
Signed guard Walker Russell Jr.
December 21 2011
Waived guards Walker Russell Jr. and Brian Hamilton and center Jake Voskuhl.
December 17 2011
Re-signed guard Rodney Stuckey.
December 12 2011
Re-signed forward Jonas Jerebko and signed guards Kareem Rush, Walker Russell Jr. and Brian Hamilton and center Jake Voskuhl and waived guard Richard Hamilton.
December 10 2011
Signed guard Damien Wilkins.
December 9 2011
Re-signed forward Tayshaun Prince, signed guard Brandon Knight and forward Vernon Macklin and waived guard Terrico White.
Draft 2011
Selected guard Brandon Knight (8th overall pick), forward Kyle Singler (33rd overall pick) and center Vernon Macklin (52nd overall pick).
June 17 2011
Tendered a qualifying offer to guard Rodney Stuckey.
SEASON 2010-11
June 5 2011
Fired head coach John Kuester.
October 22 2010
Exercised the contract option on forward Austin Daye through 2011-12.
October 20 2010
Waived guard Vernon Hamilton and forward Ike Diogu.
September 28 2010
Signed guard Vernon Hamilton.
September 27 2010
Signed forward Ike Diogu.
August 16 2010
Signed guard Tracy McGrady.
August 13 2010
Signed guard Terrico White.
August 4 2010
Re-signed center Ben Wallace.
July 30 2010
Re-signed guard Will Bynum.
July 6 2010
Signed forward Greg Monroe.
Draft 2010
Selected forwards Greg Monroe (7th overall pick) and Darington Hobson (37th overall pick).
SEASON 2009-10
October 26 2009
Waived forward Deron Washington.
October 21 2009
Waived forward Maceo Baston.
September 30 2009
Signed guard Chucky Atkins and forwards Maceo Baston and Deron Washington.
August 12 2009
Signed center Ben Wallace.
August 10 2009
Named Brian Hill assistant coach.
August 7 2009
Signed forwards DaJuan Summers and Jonas Jerebko.
August 5 2009
Signed forward Austin Daye.
July 22 2009
Signed forward Chris Wilcox.
July 13 2009
Traded guard Arron Afflalo and forward Walter Sharpe to the Denver Nuggets for a 2011 second-round pick and cash.
July 9 2009
Named John Kuester head coach.
July 8 2009
Signed guard Ben Gordon and forward Charlie Villanueva.

July 1 2009
Waived center Fabricio Oberto.
June 30 2009
Fired head coach Michael Curry.
Draft 2009
Selected forwards Austin Daye (15th overall pick), DaJuan Summers (35th overall pick), Jonas Jerebko (39th overall pick) and Chase Budinger (44th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward Chase Budinger to the Houston Rockets for a future second-round pick and cash.
June 23 2009
Traded forward forward Amir Johnson to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Fabricio Oberto.
SEASON 2008-09
April 29 2009
Exercised the contract option on guard Will Bynum through 2009-10.
February 16 2009
Traded guard Alex Acker and a 2011 second-round pick to the Los Angeles Clippers for a conditional 2013 second-round draft pick.
December 9 2008
Signed forward Antonio McDyess.
November 3 2008
Traded guard Chauncey Billups, forward Antonio McDyess and center Cheikh Samb to the Denver Nuggets for guard Allen Iverson.
October 31 2008
Signed forward Jason Maxiell to a contract extension.
September 29 2008
Signed guard Alex Acker.
August 11 2008
Re-signed forward Walter Herrmann.
August 6 2008
Signed forward Walter Sharpe.
August 5 2008
Exercised the contract options on guards Rodney Stuckey and Arron Afflalo through 2009-10.
August 4 2008
Signed forward Kwame Brown.
July 23 2008
Signed guard Will Bynum.
Draft 2008
Selected forwards DJ White (29th overall pick) and Deron Washington (59th overall pick).
Traded the draft rights to forward DJ White to the Seattle SuperSonics for the draft rights to forward Walter Sharpe and center Trent Plaisted.
June 23 2008
Named Darrell Walker, Pat Sullivan and Harold Ellis assistant coaches.
June 10 2008
Named Michael Curry head coach.
June 3 2008
Fired head coach Flip Saunders.
SEASON 2007-08
April 21 2008
Named Scott Perry vice president of basketball operations.
March 4 2008
Signed center Theo Ratliff.
February 22 2008
Waived guard Ronald Murray.
February 21 2008
Traded center Primoz Brezec to the Toronto Raptors for guard Juan Dixon.
December 14 2007
Traded center Nazr Mohammed to the Charlotte Bobcats for center Primoz Brezec and forward Walter Herrmann and waived forward Ronald Dupree.
October 29 2007
Waived guard Sammy Mejia.
October 15 2007
Waived guard Gerald Fitch.
October 1 2007
Exercised the contract option on forward Jason Maxiell through 2008-09 and signed guard Gerald Fitch.
August 16 2007
Signed forward Jarvis Hayes.
July 23 2007
Signed guard Sammy Mejia and signed forward Antonio McDyess to a contract extension.
July 17 2007
Signed center Cheick Samb.
July 13 2007
Re-signed forward Amir Johnson.
July 11 2007
Re-signed guard Chauncey Billups.
July 6 2007
Signed guards Rodney Stuckey and Arron Afflalo.
June 29 2007
Named Michael Curry assistant coach and Jeff Weltman director of player personnel.
Draft 2007
Selected guards Rodney Stuckey (15th overall pick), Arron Afflalo (27th overall pick) and Sammy Mejia (57th overall pick).
June 15 2007
Traded forward Carlos Delfino to the Toronto Raptors for two future second-round picks.
SEASON 2006-07
January 16 2007
Signed forward Chris Webber.
October 20 2006
Exercised the contract options on forwards Carlos Delfino and Jason Maxiell through 2007-08.
September 12 2006
Named Dave Cowens assistant coach.
August 23 2006
Named Terry Porter assistant coach.
July 24 2006
Signed guard Will Blalock.
July 18 2006
Signed guard Ronald Murray, forward Ronald Dupree and center Nazr Mohammed and re-signed guard Lindsey Hunter.
Draft 2006
Selected guard Will Blalock (60th overall pick).
Traded guard Maurice Evans to the Los Angeles Lakers for the draft rights to center Cheick Samb.
SEASON 2005-06
March 1 2006
Signed guard Tony Delk.
February 15 2006
Traded forward Darko Milicic and guard Carlos Arroyo to the Orlando Magic for center Kelvin Cato and a future first-round pick.
October 31 2005
Signed forward Tayshaun Prince to a contract extension; traded forward Ronald Dupree to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a future second-round pick.
September 2 2005
Signed guard Maurice Evans.
August 29 2005
Named Ron Harper assistant coach.
August 26 2005
Signed center Dale Davis.
August 24 2005
Signed guard Maurice Evans to an offer sheet.
August 12 2005
Named Sidney Lowe and Don Zierden assistant coaches.
August 11 2005
Signed guard Alex Acker and forward Amir Johnson.
July 28 2005
Exercised the contract option on forward Darko Milicic.
July 21 2005
Named Flip Saunders head coach.
July 19 2005
Fired head coach Larry Brown.
July 7 2005
Signed forward Jason Maxiell.
Draft 2005
Selected forwards Jason Maxiell (26th overall pick) and Amir Johnson (56th overall pick) and
guard Alex Acker (60th overall pick).
SEASON 2004-05
March 4 2005
Signed center Elden Campbell.
January 21 2005
Traded center Elden Campbell and a 2006 first-round pick to the Utah Jazz for guard Carlos Arroyo.
January 14 2005
Signed guard Anthony Goldwire to a second 10-day contract.
January 5 2005
Signed guard Anthony Goldwire to a 10-day contract and waived forward Derrick Coleman.
January 4 2005
Waived guard Smush Parker.
October 18 2004
Waived forward Terrence Shannon and center Nigel Dixon.
October 1 2004
Waived center Amal McCaskill and signed guard Smush Parker, forward Terrence Shannon and center Nigel Dixon.
August 13 2004
Re-signed guard Lindsey Hunter.
August 9 2004
Re-signed forward Darvin Ham.
August 4 2004
Signed guard Horace Jenkins and traded forward Corliss Williamson to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Derrick Coleman and center Amal McCaskill.
July 23 2004
Re-signed forward Rasheed Wallace and named Gar Heard, Phil Ford and Pat Sullivan assistant coaches.
July 21 2004
Signed forward Ronald Dupree.
July 16 2004
Signed forward Antonio McDyess.
July 14 2004
Signed forward Carlos Delfino.
Draft 2004
Selected guard Rickey Paulding (54th overall pick).
SEASON 2003-04
February 26 2004
Signed guard Lindsey Hunter.
February 19 2004
Traded guards Chucky Atkins and Lindsey Hunter, a first-round pick and cash to the Boston Celtics and guard Bob Sura and center Zeljko Rebraca to the Atlanta Hawks for Mike James from the Boston Celtics and forward Rasheed Wallace from the Atlanta Hawks.
January 20 2004
Waived guard Hubert Davis.
October 28 2003
Signed forward Tremaine Fowlkes.
October 23 2003
Waived forward Ronald Dupree.
October 22 2003
Waived guards Derrick Zimmerman and Justin Hamilton.
October 11 2003
Signed guard Derrick Zimmerman.
October 9 2003
Waived guard AJ Guyton and forward Tang Hamilton.
October 4 2003
Waived guards Chris Garner and Rod Grizzard.
September 29 2003
Signed guards Chris Garner, Rod Grizzard, AJ Guyton and Justin Hamilton and forwards Ronald Dupree and Tang Hamilton.
September 23 2003
Signed forward Darvin Ham.
September 12 2003
Signed forward Darko Milicic.
August 28 2003
Traded forward Michael Curry to the Toronto Raptors for guard Lindsey Hunter.
August 21 2003
Traded forward Clifford Robinson and guard Pepe Sanchez to the Golden State Warriors for guard Bob Sura.
August 12 2003
Re-signed guard Richard Hamilton.
August 7 2003
Named Herb Brown, John Kuester, Mike Woodson, Dave Hanners and Igor Kokoskov assistant coaches.
July 26 2003
Signed center Elden Campbell.
June 30 2003
Tendered a qualifying offer to guard Richard Hamilton.
Draft 2003
Selected forwards Darko Milicic (2nd overall pick) and Carlos Delfino (25th overall pick) and center Andreas Glyniadakis (58th overall pick).
June 2 2003
Named Larry Brown head coach.
May 31 2003
Fired head coach Rick Carlisle.
SEASON 2002-03
March 11 2003
Signed forward Clifford Robinson to a contract extension through 2004-05.
February 5 2003
Signed forward Danny Manning.
October 25 2002
Waived guard Ricky Moore and forward Gabe Muoneke.
October 3 2002
Traded center Mengke Bateer to the San Antonio Spurs for a 2003 second-round draft pick.
October 1 2002
Traded forward Rodney White to the Denver Nuggets for forward Don Reid, center Mengke Bateer and a future first-round draft pick.
September 30 2002
Signed guard Ricky Moore, forward Gabe Muoneke and center Anthony Pelle.
September 24 2002
Waived forward Bobby Simmons.
September 11 2002
Traded guard Jerry Stackhouse, forward Brian Cardinal and center Ratko Varda to the Washington Wizards for guards Richard Hamilton and Hubert Davis and forward Bobby Simmons.
August 21 2002
Signed forward Mehmet Okur to a multi-year contract.
August 5 2002
Bought out the contract of forward Mikki Moore.
July 17 2002
Signed guard Chauncey Billups to a multi-year contract.
Draft 2002
Selected forward Tayshaun Prince (23rd overall pick).
SEASON 2001-02
October 29 2001
Signed guard Damon Jones.
October 25 2001
Waived guard Reggie Geary.
October 15 2001
Waived guards Nate Green and Ricky Price.
September 28 2001
Signed free agent guards Reggie Geary, Nate Green and Ricky Price.
September 10 2001
Re-signed forward Brian Cardinal to a multi-year contract; signed forward Victor Alexander.
September 7 2001
Traded Mateen Cleaves to the Sacramento Kings for guard Jon Barry and a future first-round draft pick.
August 2 2001
Signed forward Rodney White, their first-round pick, to a three-year contract.
July 24 2001
Re-signed free agent forward Corliss Williamson to a multi-year contract; signed free agent centers Zeljko Rebraca and Ratko Varda to multi-year contracts.
July 18 2001
Traded forwards John Wallace and Jud Buechler to the Phoenix Suns for forward Clifford Robinson.
Draft 2001
Selected forward Rodney White (9th overall pick) and Mehmet Okur (38th overall pick).
May 25 2001
Named Rick Carlisle head coach.
April 19 2001
Fired head coach George Irvine.
SEASON 2000-01
February 23 2001
Waived forward Tyrone Corbin.
February 22 2001
Traded forward Jerome Williams and center Eric Montross to the Toronto Raptors for forwards Corliss Williamson, Tyrone Corbin and Kornel David and a future first-round pick.
November 20 2000
Signed free agent forward Joe Smith, who had been with the Minnesota Timberwolves, to a one-year contract; waived forward Torraye Braggs.
October 18 2000
Waived forward Ansu Sesay.
October 17 2000
Traded forward Loy Vaught to the Dallas Mavericks for guard Dana Barros and forward Ansu Sesay.
October 11 2000
Waived center Matt Fish.
September 12 2000
Waived guard Eric Murdock.
August 31 2000
Named Dave Twardzik and Mike Sanders assistant coaches.
August 29 2000
Traded forwards Christian Laettner and Terry Mills to the Dallas Mavericks for forwards Cedric Ceballos and John Wallace, guard Eric Murdock and cash.
August 22 2000
Traded guard Lindsey Hunter to the Milwaukee Bucks for forward Billy Owens.
August 3 2000
Signed and traded forward Grant Hill to the Orlando Magic for guard Chucky Atkins and center Ben Wallace.
Draft 2000
Selected guard Mateen Cleaves (14th overall pick) and forward Brian Cardinal (44th overall pick).