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NBA Executive of the Year Award Winners

Take a look back at every Executive of the Year award winner in NBA history.

From NBA.com Staff

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

2020-21 — James Jones, Phoenix Suns (Voting)

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

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