Pat Riley sees the big picture

Now, can Heat president's sharp long-term vision keep Miami's title core together?

Updated: April 4, 2014, 10:10 AM ET
By Michael Wallace | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Pat Riley had already executed the greatest coup in the history of NBA free agency, but his maneuvering was far from finished.

The Miami Heat president had locked up LeBron James, the league's premier player, as the centerpiece of a star-studded haul that included the addition of Chris Bosh and the re-signing of Dwyane Wade. But on one of James' first nights in South Florida in the summer of 2010, the superstar was struggling with the emotional departure from his home state ...

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