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NBA Executive of the Year Award Winners

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

YEAR EXECUTIVE(S) TEAM(S)

2019-20 Lawrence Frank, LA Clippers (Voting)

2018-19 Jon Horst, Milwaukee Bucks (Voting)

2017-18 Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets (Voting)

2016-17 Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors (Voting)

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