Riley, who has won nine titles as a player, assistant, head coach and president, talked about the culture he established during his knicks coaching reign from 1991 to 1995. Miami, sept 2 -- the miami heat saturday named pat riley as their president and head coach, one day after settling a tampering charge filed by the new york knicks terms of the contract were not.
Patrick james pat riley (born march 20, 1945) is an american professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the national basketball association (nba) he has been the team president of the miami heat since 1995, a position that enabled him to serve as their de facto general manager and as their head coach in two separate tenures (1995 through 2003, and 2005 through 2008. June 11, 1990: resigns as head coach of los angeles lakers may 31, 1991 : hired as head coach by the new york knicks june 15, 1995 : resigns as head coach of new york knicks. Pat riley, in full patrick james riley, (born march 20, 1945, rome, new york, us), american basketball player, coach, and executive who was one of the most successful national basketball association (nba) coaches of all time.
Famed basketball coach pat riley was born patrick james riley on march 20, 1945, in rome, new york as a student at the university of kentucky, riley participated in both basketball and football, playing professionally with the san diego rockets and los angeles lakers. Riley has also served as a head coach in nine nba all-star games in his illustrious career, riley has guided his teams to at least 50 wins in a season an nba-record 17 times, four more than the closest coach in league history. Patrick james riley (born march 20, 1945) is an american professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the national basketball association (nba) he has been the team president of the miami heat since 1995 and head coach in two separate tenures (1995 through 2003, and 2005 through 2008. The national basketball association - nba is the governing body for professional basketball leagues in the united states and operates as a worldwide sports and entertainment enterprise it was founded in 1949 when the basketball association of america and the national basketball league merged.
Pat riley: pat riley, american basketball player, coach, and executive who was one of the most successful national basketball association (nba) coaches of all time riley filed for a trademark on the term three-peat when he was head coach of the los angeles lakers in 1988, even though the team had only two.
The more thorough you are, the less desperate you will bepat riley, who last year won his fifth national basketball association championship as head coach, spells that out:be ready for anything.
“the pundits were saying that we might be the best team in the history of basketball,” head coach pat riley mockingly said after the season 1 despite their talent, the lakers stumbled in the 1986 playoffs and suffered a surprising season-ending defeat in the western conference finals. Heat president pat riley has experienced countless glorious moments in a hall-of-fame nba career and may not be done in miami as he tries for a 10th championship ring but the former lakers and knicks head coach counts his inability to guide patrick ewing to his only nba championship as possibly his biggest failure.