Pat Riley motivating Heat players

Updated: May 9, 2011, 3:48 PM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Pat Riley knows about playing crucial playoff games against the Boston Celtics and how to motivate players.

With the Miami Heat's pivotal Game 4 at hand and the team trying to recover from a poor performance in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Hall of Famer was putting that experience and skill to use with his team Monday.

Riley, the Heat's president, had private conversations with several players on the floor following the team's shootaround ...

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