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Best transaction: traded a 2016 second-round pick to the Dallas Mavericks for guard Rudy Fernandez and forward Corey Brewer on December 13, 2011
Executive of the Year: Once (2012-13).
November 28 2012 Named Pete D'Alessandro vice president of basketball operations and Mike Bratz to director of player personnel. October 25 2012 Waivedguards Anthony Carter and Ben Uzoh. October 22 2012 Exercised the contract option on guard Jordan Hamilton and forward Kenneth Faried through 2013-14. October 1 2012 Signed guards Anthony Carter and Ben Uzoh. September 6 2012 Signed forward Quincy Miller. August 10 2012
Traded guard Arron Afflalo, forward Al Harrington and the lower of its 2014 first-round picks to the Orlando Magic for Andre Iguodala from the Philadelphia 76ers. July 20 2012
Signed forward Anthony Randolph. July 18 2012
Re-signed center JaVale McGee. July 17 2012
Waived forward Chris Andersen. July 11 2012
Signed guard Evan Fournier and re-signed guard Andre Miller. Draft 2012
Selected guard Evan Fournier (20th overalll pick), forward Quincy Miller (38th overall pick) and center Izzet Turkyilmaz (50th overall pick).
March 18 2012
Waived forward Ronny Turiaf and signed guard Wilson Chandler. March 15 2012 Traded center Nenê to the Washington Wizards for forward Ronny Turiaf and center JaVale McGee. February 42012
Waived forward DeMarre Carroll. January 252012 Signed forward Danilo Gallinari and center Kosta Koufos to contract extensions. December 232011
Waived forward Michael Ruffin. December 202011 Re-signed guard Arron Afflalo. December 152011
Signed forward Michael Ruffin. December 132011
Re-signed center Nenê, signed forward DeMarre Carroll and traded a 2016 second-round pick to the Dallas Mavericks for guard Rudy Fernandez and forward Corey Brewer. December 102011
Signed forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute to an offer sheet. December 92011
Signed guard Julyan Stone and forwards Kenneth Faried and Jordan Hamilton. Draft 2011 Selected forward Kenneth Faried (22nd overall pick). Traded guard Raymond Felton to the Portland Trail Blazers for guard Andre Miller and a future second-round pick and the draft rights to forward Jordan Hamilton from the Dallas Mavericks; traded a future second-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for the draft rights to forward Chukwudiebere Maduabum. June 20 2011 Exercised the contract option on guard Ty Lawson through 2012-13 and tendered qualifying offers to guard Arron Afflalo and forwards Gary Forbes and Wilson Chandler.
March 8 2011
Signed head coach George Karl to a contract extension. February 22 2011
Signed forward Carmelo Anthony to a contract extension and traded him along with guards Chauncey Billups and Anthony Carter, forward Renaldo Balkman and center Shelden Williams to the New York Knicks for guard Raymond Felton, forwards Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler, center Timofey Mozgov, a future first-round pick, two future second-round picks, the right to exchange 2016 first-round picks and cash and center Kosta Koufos and a second-round pick from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded forward Corey Brewer to the New York Knicks for forward Anthony Randolph, center Eddy Curry and cash. October 21 2010
Exercised the contract option on guard Ty Lawson through 2011-12. October 20 2010 Waived center Eric Boateng. October 14 2010 Named Pete D'Alessandro advisor to the executive vice president of basketball operations. October 11 2010 Waived forwards Shane Edwards and Courtney Sims. September 27 2010 Signed forwards Shane Edwards and Courtney Sims. September 25 2010 Signed center Melvin Ely. September 22 2010 Signed center Eric Boateng. August 27 2010 Named executive vice president of basketball operations.