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NBA Executive of the Year Award Winners

NBA History: Awards

A year-by-year list of the NBA Executive of the Year Award Winners:

YEAR       EXECUTIVE(S)    TEAM(S)
2016-17    Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
2015-16    R.C. Buford, San Antonio Spurs
2014-15    Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
2013-14    R.C. Buford, San Antonio Spurs
2012-13    Masai Ujiri, Denver Nuggets
2011-12    Larry Bird, Indiana Pacers
2010-11    Gar Forman/Pat Riley, Chicago Bulls/Miami Heat
2009-10    John Hammond, Milwaukee Bucks
2008-09    Mark Warkentien, Denver Nuggets
2007-08    Danny Ainge, Boston Celtics
2006-07    Bryan Colangelo, Toronto Raptors
2005-06    Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Clippers
2004-05    Bryan Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
2003-04    Jerry West, Memphis Grizzlies
2002-03    Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons
2001-02    Rod Thorn, New Jersey Nets
2000-01    Geoff Petrie, Sacramento Kings
1999-00    John Gabriel, Orlando Magic
1998-99    Geoff Petrie, Sacramento Kings
1997-98    Wayne Embry, Cleveland Cavaliers
1996-97    Bob Bass, Charlotte Hornets
1995-96    Jerry Krause, Chicago Bulls
1994-95    Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers
1993-94    Bob Whitsitt, Seattle SuperSonics
1992-93    Jerry Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
1991-92    Wayne Embry, Cleveland Cavaliers
1990-91    Bucky Buckwalter, Portland Trail Blazers
1989-90    Bob Bass, San Antonio Spurs
1988-89    Jerry Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
1987-88    Jerry Krause, Chicago Bulls
1986-87    Stan Kasten, Atlanta Hawks
1985-86    Stan Kasten, Atlanta Hawks
1984-85    Vince Boryla, Denver Nuggets
1983-84    Frank Layden, Utah Jazz
1982-83    Zollie Volchok, Seattle SuperSonics
1981-82    Bob Ferry, Washington Bullets
1980-81    Jerry Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
1979-80    Red Auerbach, Boston Celtics
1978-79    Bob Ferry, Washington Bullets
1977-78    Angelo Drossos, San Antonio Spurs
1976-77    Ray Patterson, Houston Rockets
1975-76    Jerry Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
1974-75    Dick Vertlieb, Golden State Warriors
1973-74    Eddie Donovan, Buffalo Braves
1972-73    Joe Axelson, Kansas City-Omaha Kings


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