It's a ring thing: Why Shaq thinks highly of Riley
Updated: December 13, 2005, 7:30 PM ETBy Marc Stein | ESPN.com
It has been almost 20 years since Pat Riley won his fourth NBA championship as a coach. Seventeen years and six months, to be precise.With Riley suddenly positioned to make one last drive for No. 5, here are five questions and answers about his controversial return to the bench in Miami in place of Stan Van Gundy:
Q: Is the timing of the switch really all that surprising?A: Absolutely not. Not if you can look deeper than the initial bolt of shock. If ...
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