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Riley's past suggests he's not really the retiring type

Originally Published: April 28, 2008
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN.com

Does he mean it this time?

Pat Riley certainly appeared sincere, and certainly sounded sincere, when he stood at the podium in Miami on Monday afternoon and declared himself "officially retired" and handed over the Heat's head coaching reins to Erik Spoelstra.

Problem is, the 63-year-old Riley sounded equally sincere last summer when he said he planned to serve out the final three years of his coaching contract.

He often says one thing about his ...

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