NBA Executive of the Year Award

The National Basketball Association 's Executive of the Year Award is an award for the 1972/73 NBA season award to the best General Manager ( GM) in the league. Unlike other awards in the National Basketball Association, this award is not given directly by the NBA, but by the Sporting News. The Executive of the Year Award but nevertheless is officially recognized by the NBA. The choice is made by the GMs of the 30 NBA teams, winner is the one with the most votes. Since its introduction, the award to 30 different GMs was awarded. Jerry Colangelo, the first GM of the Phoenix Suns won the award as the only four times. Bob Bass, Wayne Embry, Bob Ferry, Stan Case, Jerry Krause, Geoff Petrie, Jerry West and Jerry Colangelos son Bryan Colangelo won the award twice each. All previous winners were Americans. The current winner is Larry Bird, GM of the Indiana Pacers. He made it also the only one to win the title both as Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and now as Executive of the Year.



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