Riley's past suggests he's not really the retiring type
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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Riley Steps Down As Coach
Pat Riley resigned as the Miami Heat's head coach Monday after a 15-67 season. Riley will stay on as team president and will be replaced by longtime assistant Erik Spoelstra. Story
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