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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Branson Wright of The Plain Dealer: "Pat Riley leads a group that includes Managing General Partner Micky Arison and Andy Elisburg, senior vice president/assistant general manager of basketball operations. They gathered Thursday evening near the far ...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  2. TrueHoop Reader Noah Has an Idea for Pat Riley

    Henry Abbott

    Noah e-mails: Baron Davis and Elton Brand opted out. Most likely they will re-sign. But from reading Brand's agent's comments (David Falk as quoted by ESPN's J.A. Adande: "[Becoming a free agent] preserves options to make the team better. Clearly, ...

    Blog | July 01, 2008
  3. Pat Riley is Stepping Down as Coach, Again

    Henry Abbott

    So, Pat Riley is reportedly stepping down as coach of the Miami Heat. It makes all kinds of sense. Simply put, if Pat Riley's heart is not in it, it's good to let someone else have one of the most coveted jobs in the world. Exhibit A that is heart is...

    Blog | April 28, 2008
  4. Miami Herald Tells Both Sides of The Story

    Henry Abbott

    Miami Herald columnist Dan Le Batard: Miami may be down, 2-0, in this best-of-seven series for the NBA throne, but that just makes the climb from here more interesting and more fun... Heat Coach Pat Riley lost, 148-114, in The Finals once in Boston. ...

    Blog | June 12, 2006
  5. How Pat Riley Almost Replaced Phil Jackson

    Henry Abbott

    Good detail from Mike Wise on a story that was lightly covered a year or so ago: Pat Riley almost coached Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant: On Monday night, June 21, 2004, atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in the home of the eccentric owne...

    Blog | June 08, 2006
  6. "The Next Michael Jordan"--My Case for Dwyane Wade

    Henry Abbott

    This past August I wrote an article about Dwyane Wade, which was the cover story of the first HOOP of the new season. Now that Pat Riley's back in the saddle in Miami and everyone's going to be watching lots of Heat games on TV let me offer up a litt...

    Blog | December 14, 2005
  7. Stan Van Gundy and Pat Riley Clear the Air

    Henry Abbott

    The Associated Press is reporting that Miami Heat Coach Stan Van Gundy has been assured by his boss, Pat Riley, that he will keep his job, at least for the upcoming year: Van Gundy said that he and team president Pat Riley met for 3.5 hours on Sunday...

    Blog | July 18, 2005
  8. Pat Riley on Coaching the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    In a series of comments that I find more confusing than elucidating, Miami Heat President Pat Riley is trying to imply that he isn't angling to coach the Heat again any time soon. Here's how Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel tells it.: ...

    Blog | July 17, 2005
  9. Pat Riley's Little Mess in Miami

    Henry Abbott

    There has been a lot of rumbling on sports radio about the possibility that Pat Riley might take over the Miami Heat's head coaching job from Stan Van Gundy. I can't believe we're even talking about this. In my mind, Van Gundy has overachieved since...

    Blog | July 14, 2005