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Heat's Riley says he sees 'dynastic' potential in Warriors

MIAMI (AP) Pat Riley played alongside Jerry West and Gail Goodrich, the guards whose exploits from the early 1970s still have the Miami Heat president saying they were the best backcourt he ever saw. His rankings might be changing. From Riley, these are ultimate compliments - comparing anyone to West and Goodrich, or one team to that 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers team that won 33...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley Accidentally Steered LaMarcus Aldridge to Sign with San Antonio Spurs

Pat Riley was the main factor in LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the San Antonio Spurs. Yes, you read that right. The team president of the Miami Heat unintentionally led Aldridge to sign with the Spurs, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. In the piece, Wojnarowski recalls five days of Aldridge’s life during the free agency period this past summer. For...
Via Heat Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley inadvertently helped the Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge

In making his pitch to free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge, Heat president Pat Riley may have inadvertently driven Aldridge to the San Antonio Spurs. Yahoo Sports’s Adrian Wojnarowski profiled Aldridge’s free agency, including looks inside all of his meetings with potential suitors. It turns out his meeting with Miami helped him make up his mind...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley helped indirectly sell LaMarcus Aldridge on Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs lured highly prized free agent LaMarcus Aldridge to sign during the summer, but Miami Heat president Pat Riley indirectly played a role in the decision. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Riley tried to bring the power forward to South Florida by explaining he needs a stronger supporting cast to win championships. “He told me, ‘You’re...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley: ‘Miami Has All the Elements of a Championship Team’

Miami Heat team president Pat Riley is looking to inspire his team just a few weeks before they start to get ready for the 2015-16 season by saying that the Heat have all the elements of a team that could win an NBA title. Riley spoke those words on Dan LeBatard’s radio program, with the Miami Herald noting them in an online column on Wednesday. Riley also spoke about the drama...
Via Heat Nation
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire ‘Strongly Considering’ Playing for Heat, Will Meet with Pat Riley on Thursday

The Miami Heat are not done in free agency just yet. Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report has reported that free agent forward Amar’e Stoudemire will meet with Pat Riley on Thursday, and that he is “strongly considering” playing for the Heat. Source: Amar’e Stoudemire is also strongly considering the Heat. Meeting with Pat Riley tomorrow. Heat has tax midlevel just FYI. ...
Via Heat Nation
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Riley seemingly takes shot at LeBron James

Miami Heat president Pat Riley held his final press conference of the year on Monday. Last year, the uncertain future of LeBron James was the most significant — if not only — topic of discussion. LeBron is no longer a member of the Heat, but it sure seems like Riley found a way to work...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Riley plays blackjack in Vegas before LeBron meeting

Pat Riley is 69. You think the guy really wants to visit Vegas in July and have the pressure of the world…
Via Busted Coverage
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Free agents to target

Seven days have passed since the official start of the 2014 NBA free agency period and it has been one filled with great deals and surprises. I expect to see more interesting drama to come before it’s all said and done. As for the Miami Heat, the “Big Three” era could possibly be coming to an end. Meaning, Heat owner Pat Riley and head coach Erik Spoelstra could possibly have...
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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